Updated July 2014
NON-PROFIT OR PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS
Offers death, scholarship and compassion award benefits. Provides immediate $5,000 for family to spend as needed. Fire Chief and Club Liaison will determine further needs such as paying off credit cards, mortgage, etc. Club provides ongoing support as well as counseling and scholarships to spouse and children to any school, contingent upon grade point average. Also offers a compassion award of $5,000 to firefighters and police officers for injuries or long-term illnesses.
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