Join our Inner Circle with a Major Gift
The FDNY Foundation relies on the generosity of our donors to provide ongoing support to the FDNY and EMS for public safety education, training, equipment, and technology upgrades. You can help us support these critical initiatives with a major individual gift. With a donation of $1,500 or more, you can become a member of our Inner Circle.
- Provides two thousand hours of school-based fire safety presentations in NYC classrooms by FDNY firefighters/educators to 40,000 students.
- Allows the FDNY Foundation to impact nearly half a million New Yorkers by printing and distributing FDNY Fire Safety Activity Coloring Books to children in
public, private, and parochial schools.
- Provides advanced fire science and emergency medicine education scholarships to 25 senior FDNY Firefighters and EMS medics, allowing for critical advancement
in management and technical training to better protect and serve New Yorkers.
- Purchases four state-of-the-art Thermal Imaging Cameras used by firefighters to find and rescue unconscious victims in residential fires.
- Purchases thousands of smoke alarm batteries for free distribution throughout the five boroughs during FDNY’s Change Your Clock/Change Your Battery
bi-annual public outreach campaign.
- Purchases a six-month supply of FDNY Senior Fire Safety Tips Booklets, given to New York’s most fire vulnerable population: senior citizens.
- Helps provide life-saving FDNY EMS Bystander CPR Training to reach over 50,000 New Yorkers with critical lessons about how to save lives during a heart
attack and other immediate life-threatening emergencies.
- Provides FDNY Training Academy Educators with Forcible Entry Equipment and Instructional Modules used for advanced firefighter training at local firehouses.
- Helps implement specialized fire safety educational programs targeted at juvenile fire setters. Children under six years of age are more prone to accidentally start
deadly fires while playing with matches, candles or cigarette lighters.
- Helps purchase laptop computer and digital-camera training equipment used by Fire Officers to develop lesson plans that instruct the newest members of New
York’s Bravest – Probationary Firefighters – at the FDNY Training Academy.
Commissioner’s Circle starting at $50,000
Chief’s Circle starting at $25,000
Captain’s Circle starting at $12,500
Lieutenant’s Circle starting at $5,000
Firefighter’s Circle starting at $1,500
To explore major giving opportunities, contact Jean O’Shea, Executive Director, at 718-999-0779, or email us at email@example.com.
Don’t forget – your Company may have a Corporate Matching Gift Program that could easily double or triple your donation and enable you to become a member of our Inner Circle for less!