Jeffery “Moose” Cool, Jr. Takes the Goggins Challenge, Raising Nearly $18,000 for the Joey D FoundationApril 24, 2021-Earlier this year, retired Navy SEAL and endurance athlete David Goggins, put out his 4x4x48 challenge which includes running 4 miles, every 4 hours, for 48 hours. When Jeffery Cool, a first responder in paramedic school, saw the call-to-action he knew that he “was hooked.” Not only did he accept this test of endurance, but he vowed to support the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation (Joey D Foundation), a charity that is close to his heart.
Pass It On 3: Chief Goldfeder and FriendsApril 21, 2021-In celebration of World Book Day, join Chief Billy Goldfeder and guest authors for a lively discussion about the third volume of Chief Goldfeder's highly successful "Pass It On" book series. Guest authors will include: Paul Combs, Chieff Joe DiBernardo, Sara Jahnke, and Frank Leeb.
Wings Contest Helps FirefightersSeptember 22, 2020-Centereach Fire Department members Matt Gehm and Ed Davidson ate their way to a victory and received a check for $1,000. The check was presented to the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation on September 21, 2020.
Bird’s Eye View Project’s Firefighter Friday with Veteran FDNY Firefighter Joseph P. DiBernardoSeptember 3, 2020-Navy SEAL Ryan “Birdman” Parrott is the Founder of the Bird’s Eye View Project, and the Host of the TV and Web Series, introducing America to Veterans and First-Responders who are overcoming adversity, and living their lives to the fullest. On this very special interview edition of Firefighter Friday, with FDNY Deputy Chief Joseph P. DiBernardo (Ret.) of the Joey P. DiBernardo Foundation as we discuss his 29 years of military service, 35 years serving with FDNY, his son's life and legacy, and all the incredible work of the Foundation.
Third Annual Fire Department Volleyball TournamentJune 7, 2020-The safety and health of our firefighters and our communities are paramount to the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation. After careful consideration and due to the limitations of social distancing, we have decided to cancel the Third Annual Fire Department Volleyball Tournament.
The Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation is GratefulApril 5, 2020-Although we are isolated, our thoughts, prayers and gratitude for our many blessings and for those on the front lines of this pandemic will make a difference. Please take a moment to reflect on their service and the sacrifices their families make every day.
The Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Announces Its 2020 Grants for Fire DepartmentsDecember 9, 2020-Now in it its seventh year, the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation grant program has awarded over $610,000 to departments in need. Established in Joey’s memory in 2013, the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation holds training events that promote firefighter to raise funds to support its grant program. It also relies on the generous support of our sponsors and partners to help train and equip firefighters.
Congratulations to FDNY Lt. Dan GordonJune 5, 2019-FDNY Lt. Dan Gordon received the Company Officer Association Medal at FDNY's Annual Medal Day ceremony for the rescue of two adults and four children from a Bronx tenement fire.
Sharing a Passion for TrainingSeptember 27, 2018- The Annual Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Seminar not only provides training to firefighters, it helps to sustain the Foundation's grant program which provides life-saving personal safety systems (PSS) to fire departments in need throughout North America.
Giving a Life Line to Firefighters Across North AmericaAugust 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.