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A Story that Changed the Fire Service
Foundation News
“I wanted to let you know, I just started working at the Flower Mound Fire Department and was speaking with one of the battalion chiefs today. We were talking about great hero stories and he started talking about one of the greatest stories of brotherhood he knows. I couldn't believe it when he knew your son Joey's story. He said Jeff Cool came and
Thanks for a Great Show at Firehouse Expo 2016
Partner News
[slideshow id=5 w=800 h=600]Thank you to everyone who stopped by the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation booth at Firehouse Expo. We saw many good friends and met a lot of new people during our time in Nashville. You're helping us providing personal safety systems and training to fire departments in need. Togther, we will ensure that every
Visit the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation at Firehouse Expo 2016
Partner News
Come by our Booth #1230 to learn more about our grant and training programs. The Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation is pleased to partner with Firehouse® again in 2016 to raise awareness and funds for the important work of keeping firefighters safe. Firehouse® has been a supporter of the Foundation since its inception, and a friend to bot
Take a Chance! Support the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation and Win a Joey D Humidor
Foundation News
Humidor/Memento Box Raffle to Benefit the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Foundation Take a chance on this one-of-a-kind, hand crafted humidor/memento box made by Chief Mike Nugent at Black Pearl Woodworks.   This box made especially for the Foundation, features the FDNY Rescue Co. 3 logo, with a Maltese Cross inlay,  Joey’s name, and an inscription honor
Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Celebrates International Firefighters' Day
Foundation News
Your support of the Leary Firefighters Foundation provides support to fire departments and organizations like ours by providing equipment, technology, and training. For every dollar donated during the month of May, up to $100,000, the makers of Guinness will give a matching dollar to Leary Firefighters Foundation in support of firefighters. »
Thanks for an Outstanding Show in Indianapolis
Foundation News
The Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation had a great first show at FDIC 2016. We met new friends and made a lot of great fire service connections while in Indianapolis. We'd like to thank Chief Bobby Halton, Editor of Fire Engineering, for helping us attend this year's event. A special thanks also goes out to Ryan "Birdman" Parrott and John Wal
Come See Us at the Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Photo Shoot
Foundation News
The Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation will be at the Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Photo Shoot, presented by the Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus Association, on June 12, 2016. Stop by to learn more about the Foundation, buy a t-shirt or a challenge coin, and help us keep firefighters safe.
Applications Being Accepted for the 2016 Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Grant Program
Foundation News
The Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation provides grant assistance to fire departments in the United States and Canada for personal safety rope systems.  Applications for the 2016 grant period will be accepted from April 1 - July 31, 2016."Grants funds will help departments which do not have the financial means to provide this important life-sa
Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue Remembers Black Sunday Fire with Bail Out Training
Foundation News
Submitted by Peter Blaich (FDNY Lieutenant, Retired) Today, on the 11th anniversary of the Black Sunday fire the Cornelius-Lemley Fire Rescue conducted the first Joey D memorial PSS class ever in Mecklenburg County, NC. A donation of $2,800 was given in Joey D's name which allowed the department to build two 12 foot bailout props, a dozen GEMTOR, s
A Gift that Will Keep Giving to the Fire Service
Foundation News
We received a Christmas card from our good friend Captain Bob Farrell at Fire Hooks Unlimited with a special surprise for the Foundation. Along with his holiday greetings, Bob sent a generous gift of $10,000 to help the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation continue to train and equip firefighters.Captain Bob Farrell, FDNY retired, served at
Give a Life-Line to a Firefighter this #GivingTuesday
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You've heard of Black Friday and Cyber monday, how about ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬? #GivingTuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving.There are several ways that you can show your support for firefighters throughout North America, join the Lt. Jose
Training Supports the work of the Foundation
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[slickr-flickr id="133738093@N06" tag="grand-fathers-fire-service" type="galleria" start="random" flickr_link="on" descriptions="on" items="50" use_key="y" sort="description"]  The Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation would like to thank to everyone who came out to support the Foundation on November 6, 2015 at the Coram Fire Department