The Roanoke Valley Firefighters Foundation Board of Directors will meet on Jan 3, 2019 at the South County Library, located on Merriman Rd SW. The meeting will take place in Conference Room 2 and begin at 10am
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Texas Roadhouse – South Peak, will be hosting a fundraiser for the Roanoke Valley Firefighters Foundation on Tuesday, 9/11/18 from 4 to 10 pm. Come by and get some great eats and help support the RVFF while doing so. The Foundation will receive 10% of all food orders processed that evening. You must have the Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser flyer, or a picture of it on your phone, or the Facebook page of the RVFF or Texas Roadhouse Facebook page. Take out orders will also be counted, just mention the RVFF “Dine-in-for Donations” event and we will get a contribution.
Andy the Armadillo will be present for the children and the RVFF staff and Texas Roadhouse staff will be present, so come on by and get a rack of ribs on their “Ribfest Nite” and help a great cause!!
The Roanoke Valley Firefighters Foundation sponsored 26 climbers at the Roanoke 9/11 Memorial Stairclimb , held on Sept. 8. These climbers climbed as part of “TEAM STORBERG”, in MEMORY of Bill Storberg, FDNY (Ret.). Bill served with Engine 28/Truck 11, of the FDNY during his career. Bill was part of the opening ceremonies at the previous Roanoke 9/11 Stairclimbs.
TEAM STORBERG raised $1,730.00, and all money raised will go to help fund the FDNY Counseling and Support Unit that aids the members and families of the FDNY and NFFF programs
For more info you can go to; firehero.org/Roanoke 9/11 Stairclimb.
On Saturday May 5, 118 golfers representing 30 teams, tee’d off in the 2nd Annual Roanoke Valley Firefighters Foundation Charity Golf Tournament held at the beautiful Roanoke Country Club. These golfers represented corporate, business and firefighting teams from around Virginia and some also represented our 54 sponsors of this years tournament. These wonderful folks raised $12,246 for the RVFF when all was said and done.
ServPro of the Roanoke and New River Valley’s served as this years title sponsor and Mission BBQ of Roanoke provided a BBQ Lunch for each golfer as they finished their rounds at the RCC.
Make sure to reserve next years 3rd Annual Roanoke Valley Firefighters Foundation Charity Golf Tournament date, on May 11, 2019 @ the Roanoke Country Club!
Thanks to all of our wonderful participants and sponsors for “Supporting the Families of our Fallen” this year!
The Roanoke Valley Firefighters Foundation raised $5,525 through the RVgives Day of Giving Campaign held on March 14, 2018. Fourty-Four donors donated an average of $113 each during the 24 hours of giving. The amount raised is approximately 3 times last years amount and we added 25 new donors. These funds will be used for the Firefighter Todd Harris Memorial Scholarship and our Line of Duty family assistance fund.
Thanks to all of our donors who made March 14 a big success and we look forward to next year!!
RVFF-Cancer-Relief On January 1, 2018, the Roanoke Valley Firefighters Foundation began a new program to assist Firefighters from our covered localities, who are undergoing treatment for a cancer diagnosis. The program covers active firefighting personnel, who are in the treatment phase of their cancer diagnosis. ALL cancers are covered, and firefighters may apply one time for some financial relief toward medical or living expenses to the program.
There is a PDF fillable application with guidelines to the program that the foundation can send by email to any personnel requesting assistance. The application and guidelines will be posted up on this website in the near future. Applications can be returned to any RVFF Board member or sent as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. All information contained on the application will be kept in the strictest of confidence.
For more information concerning the Cancer Assistance Program, please contact the RVFF at 540-339-9391 or email@example.com.
This program was made possible through donors such as The Foundation for Roanoke Valley, Mission BBQ, memorial donations in memory of Firefighter Kali Hurd and many other private donors.
The Roanoke Valley Firefighters Foundation was presented a check in the amount of $2,333 from our friends at Mission BBQ, Towers Mall Store in Roanoke on Friday, January 26, 2018. This donation represents proceeds from the restaurants “American Heros- 9/11 Red Cup” sales during the month of September 2017.
This donation will be used for Firefighter Cancer Relief by the Foundation, to assist our Firefighters from our covered localities as they receive treatment for a cancer diagnosis. Certain cancers occur at a higher rate in firefighters then the general public due to the environment they work in.
The Foundation wishs to thank the management and staff for all of their generosity during the “RED CUP” sales promotion as their hard work really paid off for our firefighters!
THANKS MISSION BBQ!!!
The Roanoke Valley Firefighters Foundation has received a $250 grant from the Foundation for Roanoke Valley on Dec 1, 2017. These funds will be used to start a Firefighter Occupational Cancer Relief Fund, that will assist Firefighters in the RVFF coverage area who are battling a job related cancer. The assistance fund is due to begin on January 1, 2018. We will post more details as the application process is developed.
Thanks to the Foundation for Roanoke Valley for their assistance on this much needed program for our Firefighters.
The RVFF conducted its first Charity Golf Tournament on May 13, 2017 at the beautiful Roanoke Country Club. 128 Golfers representing 32 teams and 37 sponsors came out to help raise funds for the families we support. A total of $11, 360 was raised and will be used for Line of Duty assistance and Educational Scholarships.
Thanks to everyone who participated and all of our sponsors, and next years tournament is already being planned so stay tuned and we will have an announcement this summer on the 2018 RVFF 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament.
Thanks for “Supporting the Families of our Fallen”