fire and life safety

March 22, 2016

FDNY Foundation Thanks 7-Year-Old New Yorker for Support

The FDNY Foundation was recently the recipient of a generous donation from a young New Yorker. 7-year-old Aaron and his family were recently discussing making charitable […]
January 8, 2016

FDNY Foundation-Funded Programs Continue to Help Save Lives

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro announced a 17 percent decline in fire deaths in 2015 as compared to 2014 – the […]
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 […]
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. […]
November 7, 2014

FDNY Debuts New Educational Website

The FDNY Foundation is proud to announce its funding of an important new FDNY website. FDNY Smart is the educational website for the Fire Department of […]
October 31, 2014

New Program to Keep Seniors Safer

Senior citizens in neighborhoods most vulnerable to fire will be safer thanks to more than half a million dollars in funding from a grant awarded to […]
October 22, 2014

Foundation Commends FDNY High School on Fair

Nearly three dozen high school seniors at the largely FDNY Foundation-funded FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety began working in September, meeting twice weekly, […]