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...
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...