Kelly Rowland and Previously Announced Nick Jonas to Appear in Next Two Episodes Highlighting People Making a Difference in Their Local Communities
CULVER CITY, Calif. – May 21, 2020 – The Amazon Original docuseries REGULAR HEROES is continuing to highlight the contributions and personal sacrifices of just some of today’s most generous individuals who are going above and beyond to support their communities during the Covid-19 crisis. These timely new episodes, filmed over the last week, will feature a reverend, truck operator, an EMT with the FDNY, a sanitation worker, a founder of a feminine hygiene nonprofit and a volunteer with RV’s for MD’s. Additionally, Golden Globe and Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and actor Nick Jonas and Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and producer Kelly Rowland will make special guest appearances, surprising these heroes with donations of goods, services and more so that they each can continue to pay it forward in their cities.
As previously announced, the eight-part docuseries which premiered on May 8th with a special guest appearance by Alicia Keys shines the spotlight on these heroes’ tireless work and amplifies their efforts across America. New episodes of Regular Heroes will be available every Friday through June 26th in the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia, and in all other territories on the following Tuesdays.
Plus, catch Nick Jonas tear up in emotional new trailer celebrating Amazon heroes HERE
Episode Three (May 22, 2020): “The EMT, the Reverend, and the Trucker” with a special appearance by Nick Jonas Featuring:
DIANA WILSON (QUEENS, NEW YORK)
After being inspired by the first responders who risked their lives following 9/11, Diana Wilson applied to be an EMT with the FDNY. Now after 17 years in that role serving her community, this single mother of two boys continues to make personal sacrifices in even more dangerous conditions as she care for those who are in life and death situations.
REVEREND ANDY BALES (LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA)
As the CEO of the Union Rescue Mission, Reverend Andy Bales is committed to serving his “brothers and sisters.” From streaming sermons online, to opening the doors of the mission to those that need shelter, Reverend Andy and his team have been doing their best to quickly and safely offer help despite his own personal health issues which put him in a high-risk category.
SERITA LOCKLEY (NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINA)
Serita Lockley, who inherited her love of truck-driving from her father, now owns her own small trucking business. Serita and her team have been busy helping get much needed items to a number of places, including essential items to retirement homes and construction materials to help pave roads during this pandemic.
Episode Four (May 29, 2020): “The Advocate, the Sanitation Worker and the RV Guy” with a special appearance by Kelly Rowland Featuring:
DANA MARLOW (WASHINGTON, D.C.)
Dana Marlow is the founder of I Support the Girls, a nonprofit that collects and distributes essential items, including bras, underwear and menstrual hygiene products to women experiencing homelessness, impoverishment or distress. Recently, she has been donating sanitary products to women on the USNS Comfort which is docked in New York City and has also gained global recognition, even getting a call from the World Health Organization (WHO) to devise strategies for her donations to reach those in need around the world.
ANGEL SANTIAGO (NEW YORK, NY)
Angel Santiago has been a sanitation worker for the City of New York for the last 25 years, working through September 11th, Hurricane Sandy and now the Covid-19 crisis. Now more than ever, New Yorkers are depending on him to keep the streets clean and sanitary to prevent the spread of the virus, and he reports to work each and every day with a smile on his face, proud that it is his duty to give New Yorkers a better quality of life.
WOODY FAIRCLOTH (DENVER, CO)
Woody Faircloth discovered his passion in life 18 months ago when he purchased a small RV to donate to a family who lost their home during the California wild fires. Woody became more inspired to continue doing this work when the pandemic hit and his neighbor, who is an emergency physician, reached out to him in tears expressing her fear of affecting her family with COVID-19. Realizing there was a need to help frontline medical workers with housing during the pandemic, Woody connected with the group, RV’s for MD’s where he has helped match nurses, doctors and more with people donating RV’s for the cause.
ABOUT REGULAR HEROES:
Regular Heroes is an eight-episode docuseries highlighting the contributions and personal sacrifices of just some of today’s most generous individuals who are going above and beyond to support their communities during the Covid-19 crisis. The series premiered on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia on Friday, May 8 and in all other territories May 12. In addition to shining the spotlight on the heroes’ tireless work and amplifying their efforts in cities including New York City, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Chicago, and Seattle among others, the series will continue to offer support and assistance with donations of goods, services and more so that they can continue to pay it forward and help their communities. New episodes of Regular Heroes will be available every Friday through June 26th.
In the premiere episode of Regular Heroes, Native New Yorker and 15-time Grammy Award-winning singer, producer and author Alicia Keys helped shine a light on Trevor Henry, Burnell Cotlon and Athena Hayley as they each make personal sacrifices for their families and communities. Additional special appearances include Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas and more.
If you or someone you know is making an extraordinary difference in their community please visit this link to apply.
Regular Heroes is produced by Amazon Studios in association with Philymack, TyTy & Jay Brown Productions and MGM’s Big Fish Entertainment. Philip McIntyre, John Lloyd Taylor, Laurence “Jay” Brown, Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith, Dan Cesareo, Lucilla D’Agostino and Jordana Starr serve as Executive Producers.
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