About the Show

The Hero Effect is an uplifting docu-series that tells the stories of ordinary individuals who are making extraordinary differences in their communities. Each episode is shot on location in different communities across the country, celebrating everyday heroes that facilitate beneficial, life-changing impact on the people around them.  

The Hero Effect airs monthly on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ET and is co-hosted by former Super Bowl Champion Donald Driver and actress/advocate Emily Wilson. Tune into to the next episode on Saturday, February 11, 2016. 

This show was made in partnership with United Way.

Tune in the second Saturday of each month

Raising Readers in Story County Episode Preview

The Hero Effect Returns on Saturday, March 11th with Carolyn Jons and her efforts to help improve language and literacy development in children, and nurture healthy family relationships.

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Raising Readers in Story County

Raising Readers in Story County aims to improve language and literacy development in children from birth to age eight and nurture healthy parent-child relationships.

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