The CSX Pride in Service Scholarships have been awarded to children of first responders in communities where the company operates, including a total of 192 scholars in 26 states. Each scholar is awarded a grant for a single academic year.
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.
Scholarships have been awarded to children whose parents have been killed or injured in the line of duty or have a financial hardship, including the children of 9/11 first responders whose parents made the ultimate sacrifice on 9/11, died from 9/11 illnesses or continue to suffer from 9/11-related illnesses.