Eddie Canales Nominated for Top 10 CNN Hero

Eddie Canales, founder of Gridiron Heroes, has been nominated for CNN Hero of the Year! His inspiring story has received national attention and has placed him as one of the Top 10 CNN Heroes.

“Eddie Canales’ son was paralyzed during a high school football game in 2001. Today, Canales’ nonprofit, Gridiron Heroes, provides emotional and financial support to high school football players who’ve sustained life-changing spinal cord injuries.” – CNN.com

Eddie received a $50,000 grant for making it into the Top 10! One of these remarkable Top 10 Heroes will be voted CNN Hero of the Year by the public and receive and additional $250,000 grant. You can vote up to 10 times per day and voting ends Wednesday, December 7, 2011. Help us vote our local hero into the CNN Hero of the Year spot by clicking the links below!

Here at VND, we recently updated the Gridiron Heroes home page layout. This newly designed layout graphically highlights important News and Events for Gridiron Heroes. We are honored to help spread the word about this inspiring nonprofit organization.

To vote for Eddie for CNN Hero of the Year, click HERE!

To view details, click HERE.

To view the Gridiron Heroes website, click HERE.

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