Next Generation of Firefighters Learn from the PastJanuary 15, 2019-Each year, Fire Science students at Lambton College in Ontario, Canada, participate in a group project where they research and present on significant fires. FDNY Black Sunday is just one of the topics students can choose.
Supporting Our Communities With Life-Saving EquipmentOctober 31, 2018-PIX11 visits the Setauket Fire Department as they look back at one of the deadliest fires for firefighters and the changes that have been made through an organization, which supports crews with lifesaving equipment.
Volleyball Tournament Fundraiser to Benefit the Joey D FoundationMay 17, 2018-Fire Departments and firefighters can register for $20 per person, which includes food, beverages, and a donation to the Foundation. The winning team will receive $1,000! For more information or to register call Tanya Lee at (631) 471-8000 ext. 709.
Wildwood City Fire Department Says ThanksFebruary 10, 2019-"Without this grant we certainly would not have been able to outfit our entire department along with being able to provide the training that comes with it. Because of this grant we knowingly are able to better protect our city’s firefighters and are better equipped to provide the very best life safety and fire protection to our residents and many summertime visitors."
Our Department Would Not Have Been Able to Afford This State-of-the-Art Bail-Out EquipmentFebruary 4, 2019-"Without the Foundation’s generous donation our small department would not have been able to afford this state-of-the-art bail-out equipment. The fires and related hazards our crews face are no less dangerous than any organization across the country faces of which have much greater funds to purchase equipment. Mr. DiBernardo and the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation saw our need and did not hesitate to meet it!"
Campville Fire Department Outfits Its Firefighters With Bail Out SystemsJuly 15, 2018-"The Campville Fire Department and Town of Owego Fire District are very grateful to your organization for helping us get a bailout system for each of our new MSA G1 air packs. I hope that we never have to use them, but the confidence we have in knowing that self rescue is possible in the case of an emergency is empowering."
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.