The Rockland County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association is made up of 26 volunteer fire departments in Rockland County, New York. The Rockland Association provides support to their firefighter members, their firefighter family members and the communities within the county. Some of the programs include a scholarship program, monetary donations to assist a firefighter or their family members during a challenging time, or support for the family of a firefighter who loses their life. The Homes for Heroes Foundation grant will be used to help fund these programs for some of their volunteer firefighter members.
The Ormond Beach Firefighters Charities, located in Ormond Beach, FL is a firefighter nonprofit organized in 2026 that provides support to first responder families, including both firefighters and law enforcement, and also community families and local events when support is needed or during challenging times. Because of Ormond Beach Firefighter Charities and a grant from the Homes for Heroes Foundation, some of the financial burden on Ethan Wilson’s family will be further relieved.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation mission is to honor America’s fallen fire heroes. The do this through many programs that provide support for the fallen’s families, colleagues, and organizations. They also work diligently to reduce the number of preventable firefighter deaths and injuries. As part of the Homes for Heroes Circle of Giving, the Homes for Heroes Foundation selected the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to receive a $25,000 grant to provide support for the families of fallen firefighters through their scholarship program.
The Wichita Falls Firefighters Benevolent Fund is committed to providing support to their member firefighters and their families when tough times hit. The Wichita Falls Professional Firefighters Association is composed of the men and women of The City of Wichita Falls, TX Fire Department. The WFPFFA are proud members of the International Association of Fire Fighters as IAFF Local 432, and are members of the Texas State Association of Fire Fighters as well.
These deals are not on fire…But they are very useful. If you are looking for firefighter discounts – from homes to clothing to dining – they are out there. Trouble is they are all over the place. We have assembled a focused list of firefighter discounts we feel should help you find some of the best discounts reserved for firefighters.
If you are a firefighter first time home buyer, there is help out there. It’s not obvious and it can take a while to find the help that’s right for your situation. Ideally you will be able to find a program that’s easy to understand, easy to apply for, and easy to qualify for. Let’s see if we can help with your home search.
There are two national firefighter home buying programs and they can work together. If you are a firefighter looking to buy a home, these programs are specially designed for you. Knowing how they work is a good step in the direction of finding a home.
Looking for firefighter home loans can be a bit of a rabbit hole. The more you dig, the more you find. There are many resources that offer all kinds of help, but is it the help you need? We did some digging for you.
The new Firefighters for Healing Transitional Healing Center was a recent addition to the Level 1 trauma burn center at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The new Transitional Healing Center assists the families of burn patients, but has specifically extended their care to the families of first responders burned in the line of duty, making it the first dedicated burn transitional healing center for first responders in the United States. By working with the nonprofit Firefighters for Healing, led by Executive Director and Founder, Jake LaFerriere, the Homes for Heroes Foundation contributed $100,000 to support the development and assembly of the new Firefighters for Healing Transitional Healing Center.
How do you appropriately say “thank you firefighters” to people who keep the community safe, run into dangerous situations, save family members, save homes, save whole forests, and the list goes on? At first glance, the obvious answer is “often and loudly.” Let’s go a little deeper and discuss some ways, and times, to show your firefighter appreciation for our firefighting heroes.