How you can help the families of the ‘Hot Shots’


Posted by AzBlueMeanie:

A message from the United Phoenix Firefighters Association:

FirefighterRemembranceAs you know the Fire Fighting community suffered a great lost this past Sunday. 19 of our brothers made the ultimate sacrifice while battling a wildfire in Yarnell, AZ.

The United Phoenix Firefighters Association, together with Prescott Fire
Fighter’s Charities, have established a 501(c)3 charity fund to accept

100% of your tax-deductible donation will go to the families of our 19 fallen

If you would please forward this notification to your contact list I would
greatly appreciate it.

Donations may be made:

At any Chase bank – ask for the “United Phoenix Firefighters Association Charity

Online at<

Or in person or by mail at:

United Phoenix Firefighters Association
61 E. Columbus Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Thank you for your support during this very difficult time.

Bill Whitaker
United Phoenix Firefighters Association

Donations can also be made to the 100 Club's Survivor Fund in memory of the Granite Mountain Hotshots,

The families also have created an online guest book for condolences, and others have set up a Facebook page In Memory of Prescott Firefighters Lost.

The United Way of Yavapai County, AZ, has set up an account to benefit the families of the firefighters and those who have lost their homes in the blaze. Donations can be made at United Way's website,, or at any National Bank of Arizona branch.

The American Red Cross is also providing relief to families evacuated from their homes. Donations can be made at the website Grand Canyon Chapter – American Red Cross.

Graphic: Firefighter Remembrance Flag

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