Reader’s Digest features its picks from the Power of One. Read remarkable stories of noteworthy community acts and initiatives.
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Welcome to the Power of 1 Project, a celebration of hometown heroes. Brought to you by AmericanTowns.com and Reader’s Digest. Each month, Reader’s Digest features brave, compassionate, and committed hometown heroes who are proving the Power of One. They’ve given their time, invested their talent, taken risks, and taken action, and they’ve each made a difference worth celebrating. Share a story to commend a hero in your community. Inspire others across the country to get involved.
Check out our gallery of inspirational people and give a round of applause to the hometown heroes featured in Reader’s Digest magazine.
Caitlin Crommett: Wish Doctor
Bill Gross: Farmers’ Friend
Lisa Klein: Dressed for Success
Carolee Hazard: Paying It Forward
Bradie James: Tackling Cancer
Nancy Lawlor: A Fine Bouquet
Laurie Marker: Big Cat Keeper
Allison Winn: Giving Dogs to Kids With Cancer
Austen Pearce: Growing Food for the Needy
Erin Hurley: Rehabilitating Former Racehorses
Richard Kitumba: Rescuer of Orphans
Paul Stamets: The Healing Power of Mushrooms
Charlie Starbuck: The Lou Gehrig of Tree Planting