Entries by Jennifer Voss

Night at the Wharf Gala is Back – May 6, 2023

Save the date for our annual Night at the Wharf Gala – which returns after a three year hiatus due to COVID-19. Join us on Saturday, May 6 2023 at 1000 Maine Ave SW DC – at the Wharf – for a night of delicious local DC food, drinks and great music – along with […]

Fall 2022 Adaptive Trip – Tim Fisher

Most of us associate firefighters with burn injuries, but in Tim Fisher’s case, he suffered a traumatic brain injury in an April 2020 car accident. “I woke up in the hospital with no memory of the accident. I was told my car was totaled, it rolled 20 yards or so, but thankfully stopped just short […]

Fall 2022 Adaptive Trip – Pete Dern

You might remember Captain Pete Dern’s story from our last Adaptive trip, in January 2020. A few years prior to his trip, Pete was on a roof ventilating a house when it caved in, and he fell directly into the fire. Pete suffered 3rd and 4th degree burns over 70 percent of his body and […]

Fall 2022 Adaptive Trip – Daniel Lyon

Daniel Lyon first joined us in 2017, two years after an incident where he was the lone firefighter from his engine to survive one of the largest fires in Washington State, which spread over 400,000 acres. Daniel was just 24 years old when he was severely burned; he was working part time as both a […]

New Metal Can Koozies

Check out our latest store offering – metal can koozies! Slim and regular can sizes – keep your drinks warm (or cold) for hours. Available under the Store – Accessories tab.

Foundation Featured on WJLA-TV

The Foundation and our annual International Children’s Burn Camp – sponsored by IAFF 36 – kicked off with our BBQ lunch at DCFD rescue #1 and the event was featured on WJLA-TV (DC). Learn more about the camp: https://bit.ly/IAFF2022

Thank You to Dukes!

Thank you to our friends at Dukes Grocery for hosting a recent fundraiser honoring the Foundation! We appreciate all the community support – especially on short notice – and the turnout for food, drinks and music from the Rock Street Kings. Dukes held the fundraiser as a thank you to the DCFD who recenty put  […]

Let’s Celebrate 150 Years of DC Fire and EMS!

Get your special edition patch celebrating 150 years of DC Fire and EMS! Our friend Elliott Goodman is selling thesse patches; just $5/patch with 30% of proceeds going to the Foundation. Help celebrate 150 years. Call Elliott to order (301) 807-8192