The Avery Centre: PTSD Support, Empathy & Guidance

The Avery Centre: PTSD Support, Empathy & Guidance

Donor and volunteer Lyndee Venosta understands the emotional burden carried by firefighters as much as any daughter, wife or therapist possibly can, because she is all three. A Family of First Responders Growing up in a small town in northern California, Lyndee...
Special Thanks to our Young Supporters

Special Thanks to our Young Supporters

Special thanks to Averie & Chloe Lee who asked for donations to our charity instead of presents for their 8th birthday. We are inspired by their kindness. Watch more about this amazing family and how they keep the memory of their father, LAFD Pilot Brian Lee...
Congratulations Diane – L.A. Fire Marathon Team

Congratulations Diane – L.A. Fire Marathon Team

Our amazing L.A. Fire running team member is the proud winner of a coffee and tea basket for being the first to secure a $100 donation. Diane is running in memory of two fallen firefighters.  Read her story and see how you may support our firefighter families....
Valley Professionals Network

Valley Professionals Network

Javier Ascarrunz, president of the Valley Professionals Network (VPN) understands the benefits of fellowship in a community as vast and diverse as the San Fernando Valley. That’s why when the VPN searched for a local charity to expand their donation efforts, Widows...
Camille Sander: Creating a New Generation of Giving

Camille Sander: Creating a New Generation of Giving

It all started with a lemonade stand on a busy street corner in Oak Park. For the past three years, neighbors knew they could find Camille Sander at the same spot week after week, selling fresh-squeezed juice, homemade cookies and handcrafted bracelets she made...
Firefighters First Credit Union

Firefighters First Credit Union

Firefighters First Credit Union (FFCU) has been serving the financial needs of Los Angeles-area personnel for more than 80 years, but it’s their support of the families with years of contributions to the Widows & Orphans charity that’s led many to see them as...