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The First Responders Foundation's mission is to serve and honor all our First Responders, Veterans, and their families, build appreciation and respect for their work and enhance public safety.  On that journey this year, the…

Suicide Prevention training

The First Responders Support Team (FRST) specializes in working with first responders on behavioral health issues and Suicide Prevention training. Co-Director of the FRST Team, clinician Stephanie Levy, shares how the First Responders Foundation has…

Hannah and the Tri-County Fire Corps

Hello, my name is Hannah.  I am currently enrolled at Metro Community College working towards a Fire Science degree. About two years ago I took a career academy through MCC for Fire Science.  During the…

“Ginger gave me my life back” was how Suz explained her relationship with her service dog. Suz knew that something had to change.  She was not doing activities that she loved.  She was not enjoying…

Congratulations to Ken Kanger our most recent inductee into the National Society of St. Florian and St. Michael. Today we honor Deputy Chief Ken Kanger. Deputy Chief Ken Kanger began his work with the Omaha…

Over the past 11 years the First Responders Foundation has delivered over 10,000 lunches to thank our first responders to let them know how much we appreciate their dedication and commitment to the citizens of…

supportive hands and voices

"It was hard to tell the difference between the fireworks in the neighborhood and the flashing lights of the approaching rescue squad." We had just finished dinner.  The kids were scrambling to find shoes and…

We Are Thankful

This week as we collectively focus on all that we are thankful for the First Responders Foundation is thankful for our new Wellness Center! Last spring we moved from a 12 x 12 room to…

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.…

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