Be A Hero - Join Us by Making a Donation
Your generous support will help first responder families who are enduring financial hardship due to tragic circumstances
There is no greater way of demonstrating respect and appreciation for your community than by supporting its frontline workers.
Mail your donation to:
Text THANKS to 23465
We accept the following cryptocurrencies:
Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Zcash (ZEC), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Chainlink (LINK), 0x (ZRX), Storj (STORJ), Dai (DAI), Amp (AMP), The Graph (GRT), UMA (UMA), 1inch (1INCH).
Stock & Securities
For donations of stock & securities, please contact us.
Donate a Vehicle
Give $20 by texting THANKS to 5200
Give $25 by texting BRAVE to 5200
Donor Advised Funds
DAF Direct makes it easy to support First Responders Children’s Foundation by giving directly from your donor advised fund.
First Responders Children’s Foundation wants to make it easy to give from your donor advised fund with this DAF Direct option. Unlike credit card donations, DAF grants are not subject to a processing fee, so 100% of your grant goes to First Responders Children’s Foundation. You can designate your giving where needed most, to the Emergency Response Fund, or to college scholarships, or to our general fund.
If you have a donor advised fund with Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, BYI Mellon or Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, you can use the DAF Direct tool to the right to recommend a grant from your fund to First Responders Children’s Foundation. If you are on a smart phone, scroll to the bottom to find the DAF Direct Tool.
If you have a donor advised fund with another organization, like Vanguard Charitable, TIAA Charitable, or your local community foundation, please contact them directly to recommend your grant to First Responders Children’s Foundation. Thank you!
To use a DAF, you will need the following information:
Legal Name: National Law Enforcement & Firefighters Children’s Foundation
DBA Name: First Responders Children’s Foundation.
Office Location: New York, NY
Federal Tax ID Number: 05-0536854
If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Sarah Greene, Major Gifts Officer, at Sarah@1stRCF.org or (773) 301-0031.
What is a Donor Advised Fund?
A Donor Advised Fund is a charitable giving vehicle sponsored by a public charity (called the sponsoring organization).
- You establish your Donor Advised Fund by making an irrevocable, tax-deductible contribution to a sponsoring organization.
- You surrender legal ownership of the monies in the fund, but retain advisory privileges.
- The sponsoring organization then makes grants from the DAF over time to IRS-qualified public nonprofits like First Responders Children’s Foundation.
- Your donation is also invested based on your preferences, so it has the potential to grow, tax-free, while you’re deciding which charities to support.
What are the Benefits of a Donor Advised Fund?
- You are eligible for an immediate tax deduction.
- It simplifies record-keeping; you only have one tax receipt.
- You advise the sponsoring organization on how to grant the money to your favorite nonprofits.
- Your donation is invested, so it has the potential to grow, tax-free, while you decide which nonprofits to support.
- Contributing assets other than cash is simple with a Donor Advised Fund. Assets you can contribute include publicly traded securities, mutual fund shares, bitcoin, private equity and hedge fund interests, real estate, certain complex assets, such as privately held C-corp and S-corp shares.
More than 225 first responders are killed in the line of duty each year leaving behind their children and families
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First Responders Children’s Foundation supports, promotes, and facilitates educational activities & programs
"America Salutes You” Concert
“A Tribute to Billy Gibbons” Concert on FOX TV
9/11 First Responders Commemorative Walk
20 Year Commemoration of 9/11 Tribute & 48th Annual Fun City Bowl
PIX 11 News
Meet SCHOLARSHIP recipients
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