News

February 10, 2015

FDNY Foundation and FDNY Give Centenarian the Gift of Fire Safety

Katherine Birkle says this was a birthday she will never forget. Not only because it was her 100th, but because of the generosity of the two […]
February 6, 2015

The Story of the Patches

It all began with a patch from Dublin. “It was right after 9-11 and a group of firefighters from Dublin had come in to help with […]
January 23, 2015

FDNY Foundation Celebrates the FDNY at the Annual New York Boat Show

The FDNY kicked off a year-long celebration of its 150th anniversary at the 110th annual Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show on Wed., Jan. 21. Tens […]
January 21, 2015

FDNY Foundation Applauds “Operation 7: Save a Life” Special

The FDNY Foundation joined the FDNY and WABC-7 at a breakfast in Manhattan on Wed., Jan. 21 to celebrate the 16th annual “Operation 7: Save a […]
January 16, 2015

New Program For Teens Already Seeing Success

A new program aimed at offering high school students across New York City the opportunity to save lives by learning compressions-only CPR is already seeing success. […]
December 16, 2014

Foundation to Celebrate Department’s 150th Anniversary

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro joined representatives from the FDNY, the FDNY Foundation and elected officials across the city on Tues., Dec. […]
December 9, 2014

Foundation Partners to Offer New Program for Teens

A first of its kind program targeted at high school students will aim to prepare teens to save lives throughout New York City. The FDNY Foundation […]
December 5, 2014

Spotlight on: Robert Zito

Philanthropy runs in Robert Zito’s blood. His late father was well-known as a philanthropist in Hudson County, New Jersey and 25 years ago, the two started […]