Do you know someone who is a real hero for children? - | WBTV Charlotte

Do you know someone who is a real hero for children?

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Eckerd stores are now accepting nominations for "Children's Hero of the Year".

According to the company, the awards celebrate people who choose to give "their time, talent or treasure to help children in need.".

Last year's award winners included Carolina Panther Thomas Davis and his wife and NBA player Brendan Haywood.

Anthony Jones, with Eckerd in North Carolina, visited WBTV News Saturday Morning to talk about the program.

If you know a Hero and would like to nominate them for this award, please email Hannah Dunham at hdunham@eckerd.orgor call (704) 774-0007. The deadline for nominations is December 12, 2014. For more information on Eckerd or the Children's Hero of the Year Awards, please call (704) 774-0007.

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