Contact a Hero Stories

Contact a Hero was started by Ryan Zimmerman after helping Noah make it to the 2014 World Series. Since then, Ryan has helped other heroes and cancer warriors make contact with some of their own heroes. See some of the incredible stories below of children Ryan has brought smiles and memories to.

Addie is a 7-year-old hero who is fighting a rare and inoperable brain tumor. She loves watching cooking shows, and while serving as a guest sous chef on her local NBC station, she was surprised with a FaceTime call from with Guy Fieri!

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Eli and Ean both have type 1 diabetes. The two big NBA fans received some packages from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Chicago Bulls!









JC has been battling Leukemia since he was 2 years old. He is a huge fan of Dude Perfect, a sports entertainment group with a large following on YouTube, and received this personalized video message from Dude Perfect.