More than 1,500 people, including children and families of first responders lost or injured in the line of duty from New York and New Jersey, attended the breakfast, along with Mayor Eric Adams; FDNY Assistant Chief Kevin Brennan; NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell; PAPD Superintendent Edward Cetnar; DEA Special Agent in Charge Frank A. Tarentino III, and other dignitaries. Former NYPD Commissioner Daniel Nigro received a special award for his years of service to the City of New York at the event.
First Responder’s Children’s Foundation (FRCF) is pleased to announce that design visionary and innovator Michael Beneville has joined its board of directors. Mr. Beneville is the Founder and CEO of Beneville Studios, an art and creative agency that designs objects, environments, conceptual roadmaps, and digital realms that inspire, educate, entertain, and enrich our experience of contemporary life.
The nationwide campaign to officially designate October 28 “National First Responders Day” got a major boost on Friday when First Responders Children’s Foundation (FRCF), the organization behind the national effort, requested and received proclamations in favor of the designation from President Joe Biden and 13 governors from around the nation.
In an effort to formally designate October 28th “National First Responders Day,” dozens of police officers, firefighters, nurses, EMTs and other first responder professionals from across America joined the First Responders Children’s Foundation (FRCF) at a Times Square ceremony and news conference Friday to help make official the national day of recognition.
First Responders Children’s Foundation to officially launch its Resiliency Program, a mental health program designed to support the children of first responders, in California. The foundation will also be presenting awards to the Los Angeles Fire Department, Malibu Search & Rescue, and the Los Angeles Dodgers.