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...
Congratulations Diane – L.A. Fire Marathon Team

Congratulations Diane – L.A. Fire Marathon Team

Our amazing L.A. Fire running team member is the proud winner of a coffee and tea basket for being the first to secure a $100 donation. Diane is running in memory of two fallen firefighters.  Read her story and see how you may support our firefighter families....
Valley Professionals Network

Valley Professionals Network

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...
Camille Sander: Creating a New Generation of Giving

Camille Sander: Creating a New Generation of Giving

It all started with a lemonade stand on a busy street corner in Oak Park. For the past three years, neighbors knew they could find Camille Sander at the same spot week after week, selling fresh-squeezed juice, homemade cookies and handcrafted bracelets she made...
Firefighters First Credit Union

Firefighters First Credit Union

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...