Fire Chief » Fundraising http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:20:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Conversation with Bahamas newest fire chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/12/conversation-with-bahamas-newest-fire-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/12/conversation-with-bahamas-newest-fire-chief/#comments Sat, 13 Dec 2014 02:20:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/12/conversation-with-bahamas-newest-fire-chief/
With no firefighting experience, Julian McKenzie was tapped by his community to lead a start-up fire department
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How to build a fire department from scratch http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/12/how-to-build-a-fire-department-from-scratch/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/12/how-to-build-a-fire-department-from-scratch/#comments Sat, 13 Dec 2014 02:13:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/12/how-to-build-a-fire-department-from-scratch/
Starting a fire department from scratch is great when money is no object; when resources are scarce, you improvise
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It takes a village to raise a fire department http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/10/it-takes-a-village-to-raise-a-fire-department/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/10/it-takes-a-village-to-raise-a-fire-department/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:51:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/10/it-takes-a-village-to-raise-a-fire-department/ A recent humanitarian-aid trip to build a fire department from scratch shows what a community can accomplish]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/10/it-takes-a-village-to-raise-a-fire-department/feed/ 0 Iowa fire chief on hunger strike loses 28 pounds http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/16/iowa-fire-chief-on-hunger-strike-loses-28-pounds/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/16/iowa-fire-chief-on-hunger-strike-loses-28-pounds/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:52:46 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/16/iowa-fire-chief-on-hunger-strike-loses-28-pounds/
Fire Chief Kirk Kelley says he is on a hunger strike until nearly $500,000 is raised to fund a new firehouse for his department
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Firefighter hurt in ATV crash transferred to spinal injury hospital http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/15/firefighter-hurt-in-atv-crash-transferred-to-spinal-injury-hospital/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/15/firefighter-hurt-in-atv-crash-transferred-to-spinal-injury-hospital/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:10:57 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/07/15/firefighter-hurt-in-atv-crash-transferred-to-spinal-injury-hospital/
The family raised more than $83,000, enough to have Alan Brady transferred to a specialized hospital; he was injured in an ATV crash May 17
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Firefighters raise money to help fire chief with mudslide workload http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/17/firefighters-raise-money-help-fire-chief-mudslide-workload/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/06/17/firefighters-raise-money-help-fire-chief-mudslide-workload/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:49:05 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=2180
The money raised would allow him to devote himself temporarily to the fire chief post, while taking a leave of absence from his ranch job.
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Fla. fire chief wants casino money for emergency services http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/13/fla-fire-chief-wants-casino-money-emergency-services/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/13/fla-fire-chief-wants-casino-money-emergency-services/#comments Tue, 13 May 2014 20:08:28 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1708
The county has more than $1 million banked from casino contributions and none has gone to the fire department.
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Can crowd funding save the fire service? http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/06/can-crowd-funding-save-fire-service/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/05/06/can-crowd-funding-save-fire-service/#comments Tue, 06 May 2014 06:00:15 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1629
One small fire department's financial woes show a much larger problem, here's one possible solution.
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Ads on fire trucks mulled over in Nev. http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/16/ads-fire-trucks-mulled-nev/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/04/16/ads-fire-trucks-mulled-nev/#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:54:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=1359
"If we do this advertising in a tasteful manner, it's with entities and businesses that fit our mission," Fire Chief Scott Huntley said.
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Fire department fundraising T-shirt called insensitive http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/13/fire-department-fundraising-t-shirt-called-insensitive/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/13/fire-department-fundraising-t-shirt-called-insensitive/#comments Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:20:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=791
The shirt was designed by firefighters to raise funds for a memorial; it's now being criticized as insensitive.
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