A new crop of “everyday people changing the world” are competing for the CNN Hero of the Year Award, and boy are they inspiring!
These are just a few of the folks rounding out the top 10 nominees who will compete for a $250,000 grant to expand their efforts. Each contender will also walk away with a $50,000 grant for their nonprofit.
Visit CNN.com to hear their stories and vote for your favorite. Voting closes November 28, and the network will air the awards, hosted by Anderson Cooper, on December 1.