The mission of the First Responders Foundation is to serve and honor all our First Responders, Veterans and their families; build appreciation and respect for their work; and enhance public safety.


1200+ hours of Behavioral Health Services provided to Police, Fire, Dispatchers, EMS, and Frontline Medical Workers

10,000+ appreciation lunches distributed to Police, Fire & Dispatchers since 2009

1,190 gallons of hand sanitizer distributed in partnership with Patriarch Distillers

66 Service Dogs placed with First Responders & Veterans through JAVELAN

Featured Programs

First Responders Support Team

First Responders Support Team (FRST)

Support team of trained clinicians supporting the mental and emotional well-being of first responders.


JAVELAN Service Dogs

Funding and training for service dogs for veterans and first responders in need. Establishing lifelong support for our nation’s heroes and their service dogs.

Honor or Remember a First Responder

National Society of Saint Florian and Saint Michael

Society established to recognize our nation’s heroes. Anyone can nominate a first responder for this prestigious award.

Our Supporters

Recent News

Physicians Mutual and the Omaha Fire Dept

The Omaha Fire Department and First Responders Foundation work together for home safety. Pictured here from OFD is BC Scott Fitzpatrick accepting a $1000 check from Physicians Mutual for the First Responders Foundation's Home Safety…

The JAVELAN program of the First Responders Foundation would like to sincerely thank the NE Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star for the very generous gift of - drum roll please …….$22,845!…

Cari Woelich and Daisy recently graduated from the JAVELAN Program, a program of the First Responders Foundation that trains service dogs for veterans and retired first responders. Cari is so thankful to the JAVELAN Program…

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