(17th Annual Real Heroes Breakfast)…It will be this Friday.

The event is hosted by the American Red Cross of San Diego and Imperial Counties. The event recognizes individuals and organizations that embody the mission and spirit of the Red Cross by saving lives and crating safer, stronger and more resilient communities. Receiving the Humanitarian Award this year will be Maribel Padilla co-founder of the Brown Bag Coalition in Calexico. The Coalition assists the homeless population of Calexico. In addition to providing food for the homeless, the Coalition sets up showers and provides individuals with clean clothes. The Real Heroes Breakfast will take place aboard the USS Midway Museum in San Diego, starting at 7:00 am.