San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation

keeping our community and our first resonders safe

Keeping our community

and our first responders safe

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 residents, property, and environment of San Diego and the surrounding region.

upcoming events

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.

CURRENT INITIATIVES

Our current funding priorities include: 

COVID-19 Response Resources

Genesis Rescue Tools

Spousal Peer Support Program

Youth Development Programs

Community Education Resources

Donate

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!

upcoming events

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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