San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation

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March 23, 2018
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Formed in 2005, the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by former firefighters and dedicated community leaders to help provide the unmet needs of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Tax-deductible donations to the Fire Rescue Foundation directly supports the work of San Diego’s firefighters, lifeguards, and paramedics.

OUR MISSION: Our mission is to provide enhanced equipment, training, technology, and community education resources so the world-class first responders of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department are better equipped to protect the citizens, property, and environment of San Diego and the surrounding region.

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San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation has several events throughout the year to raise awareness and provide supporters an opportunity to invest in public safety that benefits the entire San Diego region. Funds raised help keep our world-class Fire-Rescue Department at the top if its ability to serve.



Our funding starts where the City’s budget ends. Our current funding priorities are: 

Personal Escape Systems 

Arson Inspector Equipment for Arson K9 Vehicle 

Programmable, Commercial-Grade Washing Machines.



Your gift of support is an investment in public safety will benefit our entire region for years to come. The San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and your gift is tax deductible.

Sometimes all it takes is a little time to give back to San Diego!

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The San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation’s events bring together elected officials, business and community leaders, and dedicated citizens to honor and support the SDFD first responders. Your gifts of support and attendance are an investment in public safety. Please consider joining us at one, or more, of our upcoming events.

about the san diego fire-rescue department

The City of San Diego’s Fire-Rescue Department encompasses all fire, emergency medical, lifeguard and emergency management services. This includes 9-1-1 services, fire inspections, permits and community education.




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San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation Latest Newst 



February 8, 2018
Contact: Joe Lindsay



SAN DIEGO, CA – 91X and Goldenvoice today announced a donation of $15,540.10 to the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation, made possible by ticket sales and donations at the 91X Wrex the Halls concert in December 2017.

Wrex the Halls went on as scheduled at Valley View Casino Center, as the Lilac Fire was burning in North County. To aid in the efforts, and 91X and Goldenvoice each committed $1.00 per ticket sold to the concert, and asked concert-goers to contribute as well.

Representatives from 91X and Goldenvoice presented a check to Fire Chief Brian Fennessy and Foundation Co-Chair Kevin Leap last Friday during a “Coffee with the Chief” event at Station 45 in Mission Valley.

“We’re so grateful for this generous gift from 91X, Goldenvoice and their listeners who came together and supported our first responders,” said Wendy Robinson, executive director, San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation. “This donation will help us support the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department with enhanced equipment, training and technology so our first responders can better protect the citizens and propertyof San Diego and the surrounding region.”

“It’s hard to focus on concerts and entertainment when our own San Diegans are in peril,” said Gregg Wolfson, General Manager / VP of 91X and Local Media San Diego LLC. “91X is all about serving our local community. The decision to partner up with Goldenvoice and the fans to support our own was an easy one. We are proud to support the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation knowing that it will have a positive impact for San Diego.”

John Wojas, Vice President at Goldenvoice/AEG Presents San Diego, added, “Concerts are all about a fun, memorable experience, and it’s a great feeling knowing we are also helping make our city safer for everyone.”

91X is owned and operated by Local Media San Diego, LLC, a privately held San Diego-based company. LMSD also operates Z90.3 (XHTZ-FM) and Magic 92.5 (XHRM-FM).

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