Bid for Firefighters
And the winner is…you! As a dedicated supporter of our firefighter heroes, we invite you to participate in our exclusive, online auction benefiting our Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund.
This annual auction is going digital this year, which means you can start bidding now on some amazing items, and score great deals on resort vacation packages, popular electronics, tickets to exciting events, tons of toys & items for kids (perfect for the upcoming holidays), rare and unique experiences, autographed sports and celebrity memorabilia, one-of-a-kind firefighter merchandise, and so much more.
JAY LENO'S EXCLUSIVE BIG DOG GARAGE TOUR
THE ULTIMATE DEL MAR SAN DIEGO STAY
THE ROSE PARADE & MORE
PLAYSTATION 4: FORTNITE BUNDLE GAME PACKAGE
NEW ORLEANS VACATION
PING SET OF 6 G400 IRONS
ALASKA AIRLINES TICKETS
About the Charity
Founded more than a century ago, the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to helping the families of firefighters injured or killed in the line of duty or facing other crisis.
Firefighters dedicate their lives to helping others. They rush into burning buildings, dangle from helicopters, jump into raging waters, climb into trenches, and race to the frontlines of disaster, all to protect the rest of us.
But when the unthinkable happens, where do firefighters turn for help? The Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund. Helping our valiant firefighters in times of trouble is simply not possible without your kind and generous donations.
Your contributions help provide:
- Basic living expenses
- Health insurance
- Durable medical equipment
- Memorial scholarships for the children of deceased firefighters
- Other needed financial assistance
Tax ID# 95-6205446
Be a Hero to a Hero
LAFD Graduation June 2019
Congratulations to the newest members of the LAFD, graduating June 2019, and joining the ranks of one of the finest fire departments in the world. These new Los Angeles City Firefighters earned a position with this elite department after many months of rigorous training at Drill Tower 81 in the San Fernando Valley. Following the formal portion of the special ceremony, the new recruits treated family and friends to an exciting display of firefighter and rescue techniques in full gear.
Most graduates are now proud members of the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association. Since 1906, Los Angeles City Firefighters have entrusted the L.A. Firemen’s Relief Association to be there for them and those they leave behind. The needs of firefighters are unique because the profession poses many dangers and consequences. Founded on the mission of “firefighters helping firefighters,” the Relief offers programs and assistance for firefighters and their families.
The organization also administers the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to helping the families of LAFD firefighters facing a serious crisis, such as being injured or killed in the line of duty. Thanks to kind and generous contributions, the charity makes a significant impact and provides much needed care for the people served, such as assisting with basic living expenses, health insurance premiums, providing durable medical equipment, and awarding memorial scholarships to children of firefighters who died while active duty.
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