Lee Morgan, DVM
This veterinarian's love of working animals inspires him to donate supplies and services to police dogs, guide dogs, and draft horses, as well as use pioneering stem cell therapies to help pets regain their mobility.
With a double devotion to healthy food and saving money, this mother of six organized a produce distribution system for families throughout her region. Nearest and dearest to her heart: helping families who need help paying for food.
His foundation harnesses the power of social media to educate, empower, and engage people with diabetes around the world. It also raises money to help people with diabetes in underserved parts of the world.
This college student sets up sports clinics for children with autism across the country, helping them get fit, lose weight, and learn important skills. As if that's not enough, she also helps teens across the country find opportunities to volunteer in their own communities
When she discovered that her school district discriminated against children with diabetes, Florida mother Tracy Milligan worked with the American Diabetes Association to change state law so that children with this disorder can attend any school they want.
Emily Whitehead/Stephen Grupp, MD
Emily Whitehead was close to death from leukemia when Dr. Stephen Grupp genetically engineered her own infection-fighting cells to fight her cancer cells. Now in remission, Emily, her family, and Dr. Grupp join forces and advocate for more funding for this promising treatment.