The Terry Farrell Firefighters Scholarship Fund Inc

Rating: 5 stars   59 reviews

Issues: Education, Disaster Aid, Philanthropy

Location: 1912 Wantagh Ave Wantagh NY 11793 USA

Mission: we are the only fund avaialble to firefighters to assist the firefighter and family for reasons not covered during the course of employment or membership within a volunteer organization
2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

This is an amazing and GIVING organization that exists to serve fire departments and firefighters who need help - and fast. I am amazed every time I hear about another one of their selfless exchanges of equipment or vehicles that helps an emergency service agency better serve their community provided by this group that only exists to serve. I strongly support and encourage others to support the Terry Farrell fund - because you'll be helping so many others!

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Life-changing

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2013

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
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The Farrell Fund provides scholarships and used fire equipment to those who can not afford it. No one involved in the organization is paid. 100% of the donations is used to support the funds activities. What other group has such dedicated supporters. The amount of work they do is incredible

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Life-changing

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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a class act. this Fund helps firefighters and their families across the Country. everyone should support these guys

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Life-changing

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2012

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The Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund as a whole has donated $1,000,000 since 2002. The fund has donated surplus fire apparattus and equipment to fire depts that do not have large budgets.They have hosted fundraisers for individual firefighters in need; the GA Chapter alone has donated $8,500.00 to firefighters in GA. We had a direct experience when they came to the aid of one of our firefighters who was battling cancer and then was involved in a horrific automobile accident which killed his wife and severly injuring the firefighter. We appreciate ALL the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund does for us!

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Life-changing

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Definitely

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2012

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
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The Terry Farrell Fund has helped hundred of families and Fire Houses are the country for years. Their response time to requested is so quick amazing! They are so helpful with anything and everything you could need! Thank You TERRY FARRELL FUND!!! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!

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Life-changing

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
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The TFFF is an amazing organiztion. Simply put the best of the best. All organizations/foundations should embrace & emulate these amazing people at the TFFF. The FealGood Foundation is proud to partner with such an amazing organization, and looks forward to years of great work together.

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Life-changing

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2012

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The economic downturn that began in 2008 and lingers today has had a significant impact on the American fire service and resulting in losses of staffing, equipment, and funding around the U.S. I've known the staff at the Terry Fund since 2007 and continue to be impressed with the volume of assistance they can offer to firefighters, fire departments and communities. The Terry Fund has assisted families of fallen public servants, purchased equipment for fire departments, and hand delivered fire apparatus to organizations in need. While other programs such as the Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the government can mire an applicant in paperwork and processes for over a year, the Terry Fund's response to real need is immediate. Brian and his staff have become patrons of firefighters and families everywhere and managed to simplify requests for assistance. The impact this small foundation has had is nothing short of remarkable.

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Life-changing

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Definitely

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2012

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The Terry Farrell Foundation is always willing to bend over backwards to help others. I heard a dispatch from an EMS call that involved one of our firefighters and realized how "bad" the call was. I immediately notified the Terry Farrell Foundaton and they had personnel at the hospital to meet the firefighter and his family and assist in any way they can. They were able to arrange a fundraiser to assist in benefiting this firefighter and his family.They are very active in their community. I have been a paid and volunteer firefighter for over 20 years and this is the first group that I would encourage anyone to join. It is a very rewarding experience helping fellow public safety personnel and their families! Great job!

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

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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