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We support the children and families of our First Responder heroes who risk their lives every day in service to our communities.

When a first responder is killed or injured in the line of duty, we ensure their children and families receive the support they need.

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Help us help them

First Responders Children’s Foundation provides financial support to children who have lost a parent in the line of duty as well as families enduring significant financial hardship due to tragic circumstances.
We also support, promote, and facilitate educational activities and programs created and operated by first responder organizations whose purpose is to benefit children or the community at large.

Our Programs

College Scholarships

For the past 20 years, First Responders Children’s Foundation has awarded scholarships to hundreds of children of first responders.

Financial Help for First Responders & Agencies

First Responders Children’s Foundation awards grants to individuals and to public safety agencies. 

Bereavement Assistance

When a first responder dies, whether Line of Duty, off-duty, retired, or when a first responder tragically takes his or her own life, First Responders Children’s Foundation is committed to honoring our heroes and providing support. 

Ways you can help

Together with your generous support, we can help those first responder families who are enduring financial hardship due to the coronavirus outbreak.

We couldn’t have done it without you

In response to the pandemic, First Responders Children’s Foundation has touched the lives of more than 1,397,470 first responder families across the country with your help.

Hotel rooms plus meals so first responders can quarantine and not risk infecting their families.

Scholarships awarded to children whose first responder parent was killed or injured in the line of duty.

Cash grants awarded to first responders with financial hardship due to COVID-19.

Toys delivered to children of first responders & children in first responder communities for the holidays.

Mask distributed to 625 first responder agencies.

Funerals paid for first responders or their famly members who died from COVID-19

This effort has impacted individuals in the following professions:


Nurses & Medical Personnel


Firefighters, EMT’s & Paramedics


Police Officers


& Support Staff

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