Testimonials

Caring for a Hero’s Widow

Caring for a Hero’s Widow

August 5, 2013

Venita leads a life filled with friends, dancing and hobbies. Before his passing, Venita and her firefighter husband spent their time together square dancing — an activity that both of them were very passionate about. Those dances with friends at local senior centers and other events may be one of the reason’s Venita is in […]

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Helping Families of the Fallen

Helping Families of the Fallen

August 4, 2013

Sometimes helping out means just being there. That’s why Jeanne Urquiza was grateful to have trustees from the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association (which manages the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund) accompany her and four other LAFD families as they made the somber pilgrimage to the Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial in Colorado.

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Volunteering from the Heart

Volunteering from the Heart

August 3, 2013

Join us for just about any event and you are bound to meet Valerie Lawrence, one of the most dedicated volunteers and Relief Association members, and the surviving spouse of LAFD Captain John Lawrence. Whether she’s managing and running the raffle and auction for the Lane Kemper Softball Classic, checking in guests at Hope for […]

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