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 to come out of those famous firehouse kitchens, but when it comes to coffee, let’s just say, it’s left on the … [Read more...] about Muertos Coffee Co.
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 & Orphans was an ideal match for its mission. “The framework of the group is to be a giving organization,” … [Read more...] about Valley Professionals Network
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 much more than a credit union. Firefighters First graciously sponsors the LAFD Invitational charity golf tournament … [Read more...] about Firefighters First Credit Union
To small business owners Stuart and Kristina Litjens, the decision to support a firefighter charity was deeply personal. While growing their business, Boulder Boats, over the past decade and a half, they have developed relationships with a community of firefighters and know the hardships they can go through. “We have a lot of friends and customers who are firefighters and … [Read more...] about Boulder Boats: Fire and Water
Ralphs Grocery Company has a proven track record for investing in and giving back to the communities it serves in Southern California. Shopping for groceries with your Ralphs Rewards card and using the Community Contribution Program has raised more than $10,354 for Widows & Orphans since 2008. “It’s free money! We appreciate the loyalty and that’s why we are so happy to … [Read more...] about Ralphs Rewards: Shop for Charity