Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente

Our Mission Kaiser Permanente exists to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We are dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, and health education. Permanente Medicine is...
Ann Henzgen: Boot Brigade Volunteer

Ann Henzgen: Boot Brigade Volunteer

Volunteer Ann Henzgen has known the charity’s former President Bob Steinbacher for years because her brother played softball with him. Her brother is a fire captain for the LAFD’s Urban Search and Rescue  and has firefighter friends. It made sense for Ann to get...
LAFD Greater Alarm Breakfast Club

LAFD Greater Alarm Breakfast Club

Since his retirement from LAFD Fire Station 23, former firefighter and paramedic, Bruce Young, enjoys the company of other retired firefighters in the area over some breakfast. One day, Bruce discovered newsletter software and another fire department holding a...
Muertos Coffee Co.

Muertos Coffee Co.

Oh, the power of a crappy cup of Joe!  Folsom Firefighter/Paramedic, Eli Held was fed up and frustrated with what he calls, “dirt coffee.”  In other words, the really, really bad coffee, regularly served in fire stations.  Delicious and hearty, gourmet meals are known...
Lillie Vehling: Helping Firefighter Families Stay Connected

Lillie Vehling: Helping Firefighter Families Stay Connected

At 15 years old, Lillie Vehling is already a powerhouse of ideas and action.  The freshman, at Notre Dame High School, in Sherman Oaks, is just a few clicks away from launching ‘Fire Family Ladder’ a project aimed at keeping LAFD families connected to their extended...