A Hero’s Widow Gives Back

A Hero’s Widow Gives Back

Jeanne Urquiza’s husband Ralph, a Firefighter III with the LAFD, loved his job. His station was in the thick of the Rodney King riots in the early-’90s, responding to emergencies of all kinds during the unrest. And when the massive Northridge quake in 1994...
April Volunteer of the Month: Marianne Tran-Nguyen

April Volunteer of the Month: Marianne Tran-Nguyen

California State University student Marianne Tran-Nguyen’s schedule keeps her pretty busy. In addition to her classes, she works at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. With the little time she has left she volunteers at various charities, including...
Learning More About How Panda Cares

Learning More About How Panda Cares

Millions may know the good food of Panda Express, but few know the good deeds of Panda Cares. Panda Cares is the charitable arm of the international house of Asian-inspired cuisine, Panda Restaurant Group. With their commitment to aiding children in need and promoting...
Enjoying The Moment

Enjoying The Moment

Like many charities, the dedication of our volunteers plays a large role in the success of the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund. We are grateful to volunteers who support our events year after year and new volunteers who are learning about the...

Toluca Lake Pancake Breakfast

Join us as we enjoy a heaping helping of pancakes at the annual Toluca Lake Pancake Breakfast at Fire Station 86 (4305 Vineland Ave., Studio City, CA), which benefits the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund. Firefighter activities and family fun await....