National Firefighters Endowment

Rating: 5 stars   38 reviews

Issues: Disaster Aid

Location: P.O. Box 191468 Sacramento CA 95819 USA

Mission: National Firefighters Endowment is a non-profit, public charity with a driving passion to protect the lives of our firefighters. We believe that small actions can have life altering results and that the right equipment in the hands of our heroes can literally be the difference between life and death. You can probably recall being asked as a child what you wanted to do when you grew up. If you are on our site it’s probably because you said something along the lines of a firefighter, or maybe a police man or woman. Probably even an astronaut for a bit. More than likely it wasn’t because you were concerned with your career path or having a JOB. What you really wanted to be was BRAVE, ADVENTUROUS, and to have an impact that was larger than life itself. It is that same child-like ambition that drives National Firefighters Endowment to spark innovative ideas, forge collaborations and shape creative grant-making to ensure that our childhood heroes have the proper equipment to carry on the legend of the fire service and to come home safely to their families.
Results: National Firefighters Endowment was on the ground shortly after Hurricane Sandy to place life-saving equipment that was lost or damaged in the storm.
Geographic areas served: USA
2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

NFE is a spectacular organization, doing what most groups/organizations/governments can't or wont do, and that is give the support to fire departments in need. I am truly humbled being able to be part of such a wonderful organization.

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Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

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Definitely

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

The National Firefighters Endowment really gets it! I have supported this organization since they launched The Officer's Club allowing me to donate on a monthly basis. Just within the short time I have been donating, I have seen remarkable results. I am at rest knowing that my money is used to help those in the fire service that really need it. Most recently, I have watched the NFE pony up and help those who needed it the most after Hurricane Sandy hit the NY/NJ area! There is no question that I will continue to support this non-profit and recommend it to others!

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

The National Firefighters Endowment has quickly become a positive and far reaching asset to the fire service. Begun with several grassroots funding mechanisms, the NFE has found new and inventive ways of getting firefighters and the public involved in helping out Fire Departments. I cannot imagine how effective this organization will be once it is better funded and able to continue to make vast donations and assist more and more fire departments in the years to come. The NFE is a true testament of firefighters and others wanting to make a difference when Fire Departments have no where else to turn for help.

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

I was looking for something I could do on a monthly basis and honestly not even think about it. I just wanted to do something good. I found National Firefighters Endowment(NFE) on Facebook a couple of months ago. I signed up for the Officer's club and I couldn't be happier with the amount of joy it's given me to know I am apart of an organization that came to the aide of victims of Hurricane Sandy. I don't know about you, but MY organization gave away a fire engine to a department that needed it really bad. I love the NFE and I will be a lifelong member of the officers club! PTB

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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