Spring 2023 Newsletter
We are thrilled to share our latest newsletter with you highlighting some of the biggest and best FRCF milestones of 2023.
It is significant that we are releasing this during the month of May since it is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and educate the public about the unique challenges children of first responders face. It is also a time to honor and appreciate the sacrifices of first responders who serve our communities. Throughout the month we recognize International Firefighters Day, EMS Week, and Police Week.
WATCH: Discussing the FRCF Resiliency Mental Health Program with Mabel Jesse
“I don’t honestly know how I would’ve gotten through the past few months without this program.” -Mabel Jesse, Daughter of a Fire Medic, FRCF Scholar, and Resiliency Program participant.
Junior First Responder Camps
We are thrilled to share the positive impact that FRCF’s Junior First Responder camps have on the community. Our goal is to inspire the next generation of first responders while fostering healthy relationships between first responders and the communities they serve.
Mental Health Resiliency Program Expansion with LAcoFD, LAFD and LAPD
The FRCF team recently visited Los Angeles to formally announce its partnership with the Los Angeles County Fire Department to bring our mental health Resiliency Program to children in the region.
FRCF Nashville Hero Scholarship Announced
FRCF has created a special scholarship award in the name of Nashville first responders who rushed into action to save children during a tragic shooting at The Covenant School on Monday, March 27th.
FRCF Rings the Opening Bell at Nasdaq
On Thursday, May 4th, FRCF had the honor of ringing the opening bell at Nasdaq to help bring awareness to Mental Health Awareness Month and International Firefighters Day.
Upcoming FRCF Scholars Council Speaker Panel Series
Our upcoming summit will be held on Thursday, June 1st at 7pm, so make sure to mark your calendars! Ray Donovan, COO of the Drug Enforcement Agency, and Rich Wuerthele, President and CEO of Crayola will be joining us for an exciting conversation.
CSX Bryan Tucker & Jillian Crane
Check out Jillian Crane, FRCF President and CEO’s recent conversation with Bryan Tucker, Vice President for Corporate Communications at CSX. They discuss the importance of the CSX Pride in Service program and how it makes a positive impact on our communities.