What is the Everyday Hero Award?

The Everyday Hero Award is our chance to recognize and show our appreciation to our customers who give back to their communities and are making a difference in the lives of others.

Christina cox

2018 Winner

Christina Cox
Broken Chains Ministry | Akron, Ohio
Angie higgins

2018 Finalist

Angie Higgins
Cimarron Valley Humane Society | Stillwater, Oklahoma
Mike rhodes

2018 Finalist

Mike Rhodes
Esparanza Homes | McAllen, Texas

Who is Eligible to Apply?

The Everyday Hero Award allows any current ECI customer or customer's employee to win money for the charity of their choice. Nominations are submitted by ECI employees, customers and partners and evaluated by an independent panel of judges. Three finalists are chosen from nominations and the Everyday Hero award and prizes for first and second runners-up are given out each November. Read Terms and Conditions here.

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Everyday Hero Winner
$10,000
To the Charity of Your Choice
First Finalist
$5,000
To the Charity of Your Choice
Second Finalist
$3,000
To the Charity of Your Choice

2019 Timeline

November/December 2019

Winner Announced

July 30, 2019

Finalists Announced

  • Cyndee Timmerman
    Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies - Niles, IL
  • Adam and Melinda Hendrix
    Chic Lumber - St. Peters, MO
  • Shawn Miller
    Requarth Lumber Co. - Dayton, OH

June 30, 2019

Nominations Deadline

Past Winners

Meet some of the other incredible EveryDay Hero's.

Past nominees include customers' employees who volunteer at their local animal shelter, feed the homeless, transport sick children to doctor appointments in distant cities, create non-profits and who always go above and beyond to help others in their everyday lives.

2017 Everyday Hero Winners

Bert light

2017 Winner

Bert Light
Angel Flight | Atlanta, Georgia
Missy johnson

2017 Finalist

Missy Johnson
Kingdom Design Ministries | Knoxville, Tennessee
Melissa ball

2017 Finalist

Melissa Ball
The Doorways | Richmond, Virginia

2016 Everyday Hero Winners

Douglas vaughn

2016 Winner

Douglas Vaughn
Kokomo, Indiana
Adammarci prose

2016 Finalist

Adam & Marci Prose
Ottumwa, Iowa
Bev truran

2016 Finalist

Bev Truran
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

Nominations Open

Do you know someone who is an EveryDay Hero? Nominate them today!

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