Local Heroes by Local Profile is an ongoing and open call to celebrate people in our community who are rising to the challenges we face. A Local Hero is someone who sees a need or problem which is affecting part or all of their community and takes action to solve it. Simply, a Local Hero is someone whose actions initiate and inspire positive change.

First “Sensory Santa” brings disabled North Texas kids joy

Ability Connection, a local nonprofit organization serving disabled North Texas adults, hosted its first Sensory Santa event on December 11, 2021.  So what is a “Sensory Santa?” This refers to a Santa Claus who is specifically trained to work with autistic children, as a visit to Santa can often be overwhelming for these children. The primary…

Nominate your Local Hero

Local Heroes will be celebrated on an ongoing basis, so there is no deadline or limit for nominations. Join us in our passion to inspire positive change. What Local Heroes do you know?

Nominations are now open, simply fill out the form to tell us about your Local Hero.