A police office and humanitarian working on Skid Row for over 20 years, Deon has been dubbed the Skid Row "Angel Cop" for his commitment to helping the homless improve their quality of life.
Recognized by the Tognan community as "Parents of the Year," Brian and Lisa have served as an anchor for their Tongan Community for years, opening up their home to the youth as a safe haven for them to come to when facing challenges in their lives. Their home, known as the YMCA of the neighborhood, isn't just their home but a home for all who need it.
A Marine and Army Veteran who served twelve years in the military, Pedro has devoted his life to helping Veterans who suffer from PTSD get the treatment they need, get off the streets and get the second chance they deserve.
A working-class hero, Kelly has made it her life's purpose to help others in her work with the elderly and special-needs individuals, Kelly's positivity, patience and guidance ensure she's the one that others call when they are in crisis--big or small.
Best friends since third grade, Marine Veterans Mario and Ernesto are working side by side with Homes 4 Families investing sweat equity towards home ownership. These life-long friends and their families will continue to grow together as neighbors.
Thom is the cofounder of an organization "Engage The Vision" that seeks to encourage and empower underserved youth through mentoring. The organization exposes the kids to success stories to help them realize that achieving ones dreams despite great odds is within reach.
Firefighter and single dad of three young girls, Nick, is rebuilding his life after the tragic passing of his beloved wife.
Jeff, an Army veteran, teaches at a high school that helps disenfranchised youth get back on their feet. He's the kind of teacher who goes above and beyond to help his at risk students who often feel like they have been discarded by the school system, the courts and even their own families. Much like a father would, he becomes invested in helping the kids heal from their negative experiences, graduated high school, attend college and build positive futures for themselves.
After a harrowing escape from a refugee camp in Uganda, Ashraf and his siblings emigrate to the US and are making their American dreams a reality.
A social worker and single mother of two, Jessica rises to the cahllenge to adopt three siblings from the foster care system and gives them a real chance of having a family.