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...
Toni Hunt: Boot Brigade Volunteer

Toni Hunt: Boot Brigade Volunteer

Toni Hunt says she had a lot of time on her hands and wanted to get involved in giving back. Her brother, Frank Lucero, who’s a retired fire captain from LAFD Station 95 suggested volunteering with an L.A. firefighter charity. Having no idea where to start, she...
GRoW @ Annenberg

GRoW @ Annenberg

The Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund is the proud recipient of an incredibly kind and generous $100,000 donation from GRoW @ Annenberg on behalf of Mr. Gregory Annenberg Weingarten, Vice President and Director of the Annenberg Foundation. It is with...