2019 Memorial Scholarship Winner

2019 Memorial Scholarship Winner

Matthew McKnight Dennis Mendenhall Memorial Scholarship I recently graduated from Thousand Oaks High School and I am planning to attend Moorpark College with a major in Health Sciences. I am also planning to take fire science and technology courses. I will then...
Hidden Heroes: Family Support Group

Hidden Heroes: Family Support Group

As our LAFD heroes put themselves at risk, some lesser-known heroes are always alongside them. These are the wives, husbands, sons and daughters, who sacrifice so much, yet ask for so little in return. Family members like Valerie Lawrence, who now is dedicated to...
2017 Memorial Scholarship Winners

2017 Memorial Scholarship Winners

Whenever there is a need the Memorial Scholarship Award is awarded to a dependent of a Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association member who passed away while serving as an active Los Angeles City Fire Department member. Your kind donations to the Widows, Orphans...
Family Support Group

Family Support Group

The LAFD Chaplains, in cooperation with the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association, have formed a new alliance for surviving spouses and other family members. The LAFRA Family Support Group was created to assist those who have lost a loved one, either active or...
2016 Memorial Scholarship Winners

2016 Memorial Scholarship Winners

Whenever there is a need the Memorial Scholarship Award is awarded to a dependent of a Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association member who passed away while serving as an active Los Angeles City Fire Department member. Your kind donations to the Widows, Orphans...
Keeping a Dad Close to Heart

Keeping a Dad Close to Heart

The loving family of LAFD Pilot Brian Lee (1967-2014) copes with the loss by continuing cherished traditions in his honor. Cheryl Smith shares her appreciation for the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund and the leaders of its parent organization, the Los...