Fire Chief » Fundraising http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:21:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Fire chief: My fight with cancer http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-chief-my-fight-with-cancer/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-chief-my-fight-with-cancer/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:58:35 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/10/fire-chief-my-fight-with-cancer/
The journey of acceptance, recovery and paying it forward is retold so that others can live cancer-free lives
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Iowa city dismisses almost all volunteer firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/iowa-city-dismisses-almost-all-volunteer-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/iowa-city-dismisses-almost-all-volunteer-firefighters/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:59:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/iowa-city-dismisses-almost-all-volunteer-firefighters/ Fire Chief Eric Wendt said he was the only member of the 12-person department who was not suspended]]> http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/iowa-city-dismisses-almost-all-volunteer-firefighters/feed/ 0 Iowa city fires almost all volunteer firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/iowa-city-fires-almost-all-volunteer-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/iowa-city-fires-almost-all-volunteer-firefighters/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:59:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/iowa-city-fires-almost-all-volunteer-firefighters/ Fire Chief Eric Wendt said he was the only member of the 12-person department who was not suspended]]> http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/iowa-city-fires-almost-all-volunteer-firefighters/feed/ 0 Hunger-strike fire chief to panhandle for new firehouse http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/hunger-strike-fire-chief-to-panhandle-for-new-firehouse/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/hunger-strike-fire-chief-to-panhandle-for-new-firehouse/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:51:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/28/hunger-strike-fire-chief-to-panhandle-for-new-firehouse/
Iowa's Chief Kirk Kelley went on a hunger strike to raise nearly $500,000; now he's going to beg on the streets for donations
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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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