First Responders Outreach

First Responders Outreach

The Gary Sinise Foundation is recognizing and supporting America’s firefighters, police, and EMTs through its First Responders Outreach program. These men and women are indispensable to maintaining the safety of our communities. By providing equipment and training, the Foundation is ensuring these heroes perform to the best of their abilities.


Provided support to...

Train 45 firefighters in Black Forest, CO

Fund two seminars on firefighter health & safety attended by 900+ in Boston, MA

Award 6 grants to Police, Fire and EMS services in Pennsylvania, California, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas and Connecticut

Award 1 grant to Fire Family Transport


And donated...

Personal protection clothing & equipment for wildland firefighting operations in Sahuarita, AZ and Tucson, AZ

2 Lt. Dan vans to the FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation

1 Lt. Dan rescue boat and 1 first responder trailer to Hope Mills Fire Department, NC

1 Utility vehicle to Chagrin Falls Fire Department, OH

1,500+ Attended the Los Angeles Law Enforcement & First Responder Appreciation Day

80+ Attended the Denton Police Department Dinner in Flower Mound, TX

8+ Trauma kits for the Summers County Sheriff’s Department in Hinton, WV

“They asked what equipment we really need and what we needed replaced. It means the world that they care.”

-Hope Mills Fire Department

2017 Hurricane Relief

We’re thrilled to announce Snowball Express is now an official program of the Gary Sinise Foundation! More details will follow, but rest assured we will expand on this program’s important work while maintaining their many wonderful traditions.

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