When times get tough, always look for the helpers.

There is no question that the coronavirus pandemic has challenged millions of people around the world. Regardless of city, state, or country, strangers have come forward to make a big difference for their neighbors.

On Saturday May 1st Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb hosts Inspiring America: The 2021 Inspiration List, an event honoring exceptional people who made an impact in an unusually challenging year.

From the founder of World Central Kitchen Jose Andres to Feeding America CEO Claire Babineaux-FontenotThe special will highlight just a few of the many selfless Americans who have dedicated their lives to helping others.

And at a time when good news is needed more than ever, E! News couldn’t help but join the movement and put a few deserving people in the spotlight.

Whether it’s a college student devoted to helping the elderly feel less alone or an MLB World Series champion devoted to feeding the hungry, these individuals deserve praise for their great work.