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Deputy Tony Ramaeker - Scheels Home Town Hero

Congratulations to Deputy Tony Ramaeker! Scheels and American Heroes Outdoors have teamed up to capture and share stories of real heroes living in local communities. Officer Tony Ramaeker is a first responder at the Douglas…

The First Responders Foundation is delighted to welcome Mary Ann O’Brien to its Board of Directors. Mary Ann is the CEO and Founder of OBI Creative – an internationally recognized research, strategic communications, and advertising…

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors Save Lives!

If you’ve ever wondered how important smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are in homes, here are some life-saving examples.  These are devices we most often take for granted. Francisco and Fidela needed a combination smoke…

New Board Treasurer, Mike Corrigan

The First Responders Foundation welcomes Mike Corrigan, to the Board of Directors, as the new treasurer of the board. Mike is the VP Commercial Relationship Manager with Access Bank. Mike has been with Access for…

Awards of Excellence Recipients Connor and Tony Rinn

Meet Awards of Excellence winners, Connor and Tony Rinn.  These brothers are students at Midland University in Fremont, NE.  Tony is pursuing a degree in Secondary Education and Connor is majoring in Criminal Justice The…

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…

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