Homegrown Heroes

Nominate a local hero who has gone above and beyond during the coronavirus pandemic

U.S. Army Spc. Kinnis White, a soldier assigned to the Ohio National Guard's HHC 1-148th Infantry Regiment – 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team – inspects food boxes before public distribution at First United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, Ohio, on May 1, 2020.
Senior Airman Kregg York | U.S. Air National Guard

Do you know someone who is going above and beyond during the coronavirus pandemic to help their neighbors, community, or local businesses?

Perhaps someone who has figured out creative ways to retain or raise money for their employees, like this furniture-store owner in Kansas City or this pizza-parlor owner in Brooklyn who raised $10,000. Or someone who went to great lengths to help local businesses, like this teen in Ontario, Canada, who started a company that delivers gift boxes of treats from the stores in her neighborhood.

We're celebrating Homegrown Heroes and want to hear their stories!

The nomination window for HomeGROWn Heroes has now closed. Please tune in to the CNBC + Acorns town hall TV special – "Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow Your Future." on July 16, 2020, at 7 p.m. ET.

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