A PSS deployed at yesterday’s 7-alarm fire in Queens March 6, 2017 - "I've been a Firefighter for 13 years and this is the first time I've deployed the P.S.S., but all of the training that we do kicked in. I knew exactly what to do and I felt confident." Sale of New Self-Rescue Device Benefits the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation March 2, 2017 - Sterling Rope announced on March 1, 2017 via its Facebook page that it would be donating $1 from the sale of new FCX self-rescue device to the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation. Retired firefighter offers to buy safety gear for ‘Suicide Squad’ February 20, 2017 - The lack of safety gear for the Port Authority's Suicide Prevention Team outraged retired FDNY Deputy Chief Joseph DiBernardo so much that he told The News he’d pay for the harnesses out of his own pocket. Will You Accept the Challenge? Get Your Joey D Foundation Challenge Coin February 11, 2017 - Donations from challenge coins benefit the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation which provides fire departments in need with safety training and personal life safety systems. Get Your Joey D Foundation Memorial T-Shirt January 18, 2017 - Donations benefit the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation which provides fire departments in need with safety training and personal life safety systems. A Story that Changed the Fire Service December 22, 2016 - "Our battalion chief said he wanted you to know Joey's death was not in vain, his story has impacted and changed the fire service everywhere including right here in Flower Mound, Texas.” Thanks for a Great Show at Firehouse Expo 2016 October 24, 2016 - Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth at Firehouse Expo and to Firehouse® for their continued support of the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation. Visit the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation at Firehouse Expo 2016 July 7, 2016 - We would like to thank Firehouse® for their continued support and for inviting us to exhibit at this year's Firehouse Expo. Take a Chance! Support the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation and Win a Joey D Humidor July 6, 2016 - Tickets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20. Winner will be selected at the end of the 2016 seminar in November. You do not need to be present to win. You will receive your raffle numbers upon purchase. Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Celebrates International Firefighters’ Day May 4, 2016 - Your support of the Leary Firefighters Foundation provides support to fire departments and organizations like ours by providing equipment, technology, and training. For every dollar donated during the month of May, up to $100,000, the makers of Guinness will give a matching dollar to Leary Firefighters Foundation in support of firefighters.
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Pennsburg Fire Company #1 Says Thanks February 18, 2017 - Share ThisShare This Four Fire Departments Receive Grant for Personal Safety Rope Systems November 11, 2016 - The 2016 grant recipients include: Pennsburg Fire Department (Pennsburg, PA); Northeast Fire and Rescue Company (Summerdale, PA); Livermore Fire and Rescue Department (Livermore, ME); and the Palmyra Township Fire Department (Diamond, OH). Mt. Hope Fire Department Receives Grant for Additional Personal Safety Ropes September 29, 2015 - To date, the Foundation has distributed nearly $85,000 in grant funding to fire departments in need. Thanks from the Burdett Fire Company August 23, 2015 - The Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation received the following letter from the Burdett Fire Company which received a grant in May 2015 for personal life safety rope systems. We are proud to be able to help fire departments across the country, like the Burdett Fire Company, keep their firefighters safe. Burdett Fire Department Receives Life Safety Rope Training August 2, 2015 - In May 2015, the Burdett Fire Department of Burdett, New York received a grant from the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation for personal life safety rope systems. A Thank You from the King William Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad July 26, 2015 - King William Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad completed the train-the-trainer sessions for their new personal escape systems. Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Awards Training and Equipment Grant to the Burdett Fire Department May 11, 2015 - This grant, in the amount of $12,782, was provided by the Foundation in partnership with the Leary Firefighters Foundation and with the support of Sterling Rope. Grant funding will provide department members with personal life safety rope systems and related training. Mt. Hope Fire Department Holds Bailout Training January 12, 2015 - Share ThisAfter it’s first grant award in May 2014 to the Mt. Hope Fire Department in Otisville, NY, the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation … Montour Falls Fire Department Receives Grant from Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Through Its Partnership with the Leary Firefighters Foundation and Support of Sterling Rope December 17, 2014 - The grant, in the amount of $13,812, will provide personal life safety rope systems and related training to 18 department members. Ropes Extended in Name of Hero Firefighter Who Didn’t Have One May 29, 2014 - Joseph DiBernardo Jr. didn’t want to capitalize on the Black Sunday fire in which he’d been seriously injured in 2005, instead he traveled the country teaching firefighters about safety. After his death in 2011, a Memorial Foundation was established in his name to continue his work. Training News
Giving a Life Line to Firefighters Across North America August 25, 2016 - Almost five years after his passing, firefighters from across the country will come together at the Hilton Garden Inn in Stony Brook, NY to hone their skills, support a great cause, and to remember FDNY Lt. Joey DiBernardo. The 4th Annual Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Seminar held on November 4-5, 2016 will benefit the Foundation's grant program for personal life safety systems. Into the Job: Firefighter’s Training Legacy Continues to Challenge and Energize Firefighters to Be Their Best June 4, 2015 - "Are you on the job, or are you into the job?" was a question that the late Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo often asked his students. Register Today for the 3rd Annual Seminar March 23, 2015 - The 3rd Annual Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Seminar will be held on May 29 - 30, 2015. FDNY Lieutenant’s Legacy Helps Train and Equip Firefighters for the Next Emergency February 16, 2015 - Third Annual Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Seminar to Be Held on May 29 - 30th Training to Remember May 19, 2014 - Brotherhood. Training. Safety. Firefighters from across the U.S. met in Long Island on in memory of Joey D and to hone their skills. Finishing Touches Being Put on 2014 Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Seminar May 6, 2014 - The event is right around the corner, but there are still some seats left. Visit www.joeydfoundation.org/seminars/seminar-2014/ Chief DiBernardo and Jeff Cool on Fire Engineering Talk Radio with John Walters April 30, 2014 - Chief DiBernardo and Jeff Cool talk about the mission of the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Foundation and the upcoming memorial seminar. Humidor/Memento Box Raffle to Benefit the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Foundation March 26, 2014 - Tickets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20. Winning number will be selected at the end of the seminar. You do not need to be present to win. Experience is Paramount – 2nd Annual Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Seminar Will Provide Training to Hundreds of Firefighters March 18, 2013 - The event is on May 16 - 17th at the Hyatt Regency Long Island.