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Causes: Disaster Aid, International, International Relief

Mission: International Fire Relief Mission is a charitable organization that's mission is to provide life-saving assistance to active-duty firefighters and rescue personnel in countries lacking adequate education or equipment; provide specialized demonstrations on using donated fire and rescue equipment in accordance with internationally recognized standards; and ensure successful, long-term assistance by developing international partnerships and collaborations for continued support, preparation and accountability at the receiving country.

Results: we have assisted many communities on 5 of 7 continents.

Target demographics: We exist to help fellow firefighters around the world that need equipment and training to do the job safely.

Geographic areas served: International

Programs: The IRFM is currently looking for financial assistance to support Team Volunteers in a visit to the Chiliean Fire Departments

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Rating: 5

I am a volunteer in a rural VFD in Alabama with limited funds. We were in need of turn out gear. I browsed the web and came across "freefiregear.org". I placed and ad for gear for our department and within a few days I had a response from a department in upstate New York who was willing to donate 20 sets of extra turn-out gear. I would like to thank Tim at Free Fire Gear for connecting departments in need with departments that are willing to help out fellow firemen. Anyone who has excess gear or equipment to place an ad on the website to help out less fortunate departments. Thanks again to FREE FIRE GEAR.