Former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver is set to host a inspirational reality docuseries that will air on Oprah’s OWN network.
According to Variety, “The Hero Effect,” from non-profit United Way Worldwide and Dolphin Entertainment will showcase stories of ordinary individuals who are making extraordinary differences in their communities. Each episode is shot on location in different communities across the country. The real-life stories, presented by United Way — the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit — build on the company’s mission to fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.
The 10-episode series will be co-hosted by Driver and actress Emily Wilson.
Each of the “heroes” featured were nominated from the 1,200 United Ways in the country, according to Variety.
The first season will cover issues including veterans services, human trafficking, early childhood education and foster care children, Variety is reporting.
The show will air on the second Saturday of every month 10 a.m., beginning on Nov. 12.