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.

Episode: Mary’s Center

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Mary’s Center

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Maria Gomez, a nurse in the District of Columbia’s Department of Health, founded this federally-qualified health center to provide health care, family literacy and social services to individuals whose needs…

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