The 202 Fire Victim Assistance Fund is a program to assist families who have suffered a devastating house fire or unexpected emergency. This can leave a family without a home, clothes or any personal belongings and in need of financial and household item support.
This fund will also help our dedicated firefighters who have had to face the misfortune of an unanticipated crisis and an opportunity to return to a life of which they are accustomed.
All donations made are designated for this specific purpose.
Dealing with the stress and trauma of a personal disaster as well as picking up the pieces and starting over will be a tremendous burden. What took a lifetime to create, takes minutes to destroy and months to rebuild.
The fund was started in March of 2015 by Louisville Fire Protection District Board Member and retired Louisville Firefighter, Donnie Buffo. Don, unfortunately, passed away in February of 2016, and this fund continues as a memorial to his life of service and dedication to his community.
The fund is managed by a Board of Directors comprised of members of the business community, former and active firefighters, and community leaders.
The Directors wanted to show that the 202 Fire Victim Assistance Fund is committed to serving our citizens and firefighter’s after the flames are extinguished and the fire apparatus is back in service.
This fund can only exist with the kind and considerate monetary donations of our community and businesses. We have a responsibility to help those who have suffered a loss and contribute to the common good.
We are a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Tax Exempt Organization and donation are tax deductible, registered with the Colorado Secretary of State and the IRS.
Currently, all is well and we have just completed our support to the Kathy Albers Family that suffered a displacing condo fire in June of 2015. We were there because we care.
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