Stroke Hero Awards
Honoring individuals and groups in the stroke community who have shown resilience and outstanding progress.
About the Stroke Hero Awards
The American Stroke Association honors people who strive to overcome stroke.
The 2021 Stroke Hero Awards will begin accepting nominations on Jan. 1, 2021. Updated resources and information will be available by mid-December.
The Stroke Hero Awards are awarded in five categories to individuals and groups making an outstanding effort to educate, inspire and raise awareness about stroke locally or nationally.
Stroke is the No. 5 killer and a leading cause of disability in the United States.
2020 Stroke Hero Award Winners@containerItem.RenderHeadingSizeTag("h2")>
The stroke community submits nominations for four award categories, and public voting determines the Voters’ Choice winner.
2020 Winner: Gracie Doran
2020 Winner: Jill Veach
Outstanding Support Group
2020 Winner: Hazard Stroke Support and Caregiver Support Group
2020 Winner: The Aphasia Choir of Vermont
2020 Winner: Mark Kincaid
|January 1-31, 2020||Nominations accepted|
|February 2020||Nominations judged|
|Early March 2020||Voters’ Choice candidates determined|
|March 19-April 2, 2020||Voters’ Choice voting|
|April 20-24, 2020||Winners Announced|