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

Stronger Together First Responders Support Team

Stronger Together is the goal of the workshop with the same name that the First Responders Support Team (FRST) offers to first responders and their significant others. Kevin and Kay Erickson are both first responders.…

Honoring Jen Wolsleben, Firefighter Cedar Bluffs Fire and Rescue Today, Aug. 1,2020 we honor Jen Wolsleben, Firefighter / NREMT-B,┬áCedar Bluffs Fire and Rescue Department, our most recent inductee into the National Society of Saint Florian…

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