The American Red Cross Serving Orange County honored 16 unsung heroes at its fourth annual Orange County Heroes Luncheon on Friday, May 3 at Hotel Irvine. The Orange County Heroes Luncheon aims to recognize local individuals and organizations who embody the mission and spirit of the Red Cross by saving lives and creating safer and more resilient communities. Nearly 300 business leaders, elected officials, sponsors and community supporters were in attendance for one unforgettable afternoon.
Corporate Hero: Antis Roofing & Waterproofing
Antis Roofing & Waterproofing has been a long-time partner of the American Red Cross. Antis Roofing & Waterproofing supports the Red Cross mission through generous donations to disaster relief efforts, hosting blood drives, participating in the Missing Types Campaign, volunteering at Sound the Alarm events and most recently highlighting the Red Cross in the Antis Community Corner with the Anaheim Ducks. In addition to supporting the Red Cross, Antis Roofing & Waterproofing is also proud to be involved in charitable work with many other local organizations, such as Alzheimer’s Orange County, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Habitat for Humanity, among others.
“The old saying is true…heroes don’t always wear capes,” says Linda Voss, Regional CEO of the American Red Cross Desert to the Sea Region, which serves Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. “We live and work among many unsung heroes. It’s a distinct honor to recognize the incredible feats of ordinary people with extraordinary courage in Orange County. Bringing their stories to the forefront to receive the attention and praise they deserve – that’s what it’s all about.”