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CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute Hosted by Anderson Cooper Airs Sunday, December 7 at 8PM ET Pen Farthing, a former Royal Marine Sergeant, who reunites soldiers with the stray dogs they befriend while serving in Afghanistan, was named the 2014 CNN Hero of the Year by Anderson Cooper at the eighth-annual CNN Heroes An All-Star […] Full Post

November 7th, 2013
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CNN and Amazon Partner for CNN Heroes Online Donations

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Supporters can now contribute to the CNN Heroes’ designated Non-Profit Organizations through Amazon Payments

In advance of the global premiere of CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute on Sunday, December 1, at 8 pm ET, CNN and Amazon have teamed up to enable people around the world to donate to this year's Top Ten CNN Heroes and their causes by using Amazon Payments.

Beginning today, through December 31, 2013, supporters can make online donations to the CNN Heroes' designated nonprofit organizations by clicking the ‘Donate with Amazon’ buttons on CNNHeroes.com and on each of the Top Ten Heroes' individual fan pages. Amazon Payments is a fast, easy and secure way to donate online using the payment information stored in a user’s Amazon account. 

CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute is the only gala of its kind. The star-studded show brings out the brightest stars to honor individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to help improve the lives of others. Hosted by Anderson Cooper, CNN Heroes is returning to its original location, New York City’s American Museum of Natural History.

Now in its seventh year, CNN Heroes has received over 50,000 submissions from more than 100 countries and profiled over 200 heroes doing extraordinary work. For more information about the Top 10 CNN Heroes, links to their organizations, highlights from previous years visit: CNNHeroes.com.


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