Waves Of Kindness

Waves Of Kindness

When firefighters and their families hit the waves during the Ray Mayo Longboard Classic, they “hang 10” for charity. Organizer and LAFD Firefighter III Ray Mayo sees the event as a fun low-key way to raise money for the Widows, Orphans & Disabled...
Grills That Thrill

Grills That Thrill

You may be a cookout king, but you’ve never seen grills like these. RedNek BBQs specializes in themed outdoor grills. From the wild to the cool, the equipment is as fun to view as it is to use. Recently, the company donated a custom grill to be raffled at the...
Volunteer of the Month: Keenan Porche

Volunteer of the Month: Keenan Porche

Five years ago, Keenan Porche teamed up with Gary Montgomery to turn one of their favorite pastimes into a charity celebration. Keenan, a veteran firefighter of the LAFD, hoped to take his love of bowling and use it raise money for his dearest charity, the Widows,...
Turning The Party Into A Donation

Turning The Party Into A Donation

The holidays are often called the season of giving. For some people, that means shopping for gifts for family and friends. However, some take the opportunity to make a bigger statement, supporting those in the community who need the most help. The Second Annual...
Meet Volunteer Marilou

Meet Volunteer Marilou

One of the popular draws at several of the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund annual fundraisers is the photo booth. Children (and plenty of ladies) enjoy the opportunity to meet LAFD firefighters and have a picture taken with them to commemorate the...