On June 29, 2013, 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots lost thier lives fighting a wildland fire in Yarnell, Arizona. The Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives are:
This tragedy brought together people from around the world in support of these men. We thank everyone for the outpouring of help and support.
Every year, firefighters and police officers are killed in the line of duty. These deaths don't receive the national media attention that the Granite Mountain Hotshot deaths did, but the impacts are no different.
We lose brothers and sisters, we lose public servants, and we lose heros. Children lose thier mothers and fathers. These deaths are no less tragic each time they occur.
You can help. Begin by supporting these widely known and reputable organizations that are here to help the families of fallen firefighters and police officers. You can even consider making a donation in the name of the Granite Mountain Hotshots.
The 100 Club supports all city, county, state, federal and tribal public safety agencies, fire services, probation, corrections, parole and law enforcement departments who provide for the safety of the citizens of Arizona. Benefits and support are also extended to officers and firefighters who are called to active duty military while still employed by a qualified public safety agency. As a 501(c)(3), the 100 Club of Arizona is dedicated to standing behind the men and women who stand behind the badge.
How you can help fallen heros with the 100 Club:
The Wildland Firefighter Foundation honors those who have been killed and injured in the course of protecting our lands, our homes, and our property.
The Foundation’s purpose and mission is intimately linked to this concept.
Click here to see how you can help. You can donate or support one of the many events that the WFF sponsors.
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