Category Archives: 9/11 Community Supports Victims of Terrorism and Disaster

FDNY welcomes two brave cancer-fighting kids into its ranks at Randalls Island ceremony 

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro swore in two new honorary firefighters on May 31, 2016. Trucker Dukes, 3, and River Laurence, 4, are both fighting stage 4 neuroblastoma in NYC, far from their homes in Hawaii and Texas ‘”It’s inspirational to me that they want to be a part of the FDNY, that they’re brave as they are […]

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Maui boy battling cancer to be made honorary FDNY firefighter

Trucker Dukes, a three-year-old boy suffering from stage IV neuroblastoma will be named an honorary firefighter by the FDNY later this month, reports KHON Channel 2. The boy met  FDNY Captain Jim Grismer while visiting the city from his home in Maui for treatment at Sloane Kettering. The firefighters gave him a birthday party at their firehouse and […]

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FDNY firefighter, retired NYPD detective to bring vital care packages to Flint

Retired NYPD Detective Raymond Ramos and FDNY firefighter William West are delivering supplies to Flint, Michigan. The two men raised $12,000 through social media and fundraisers. Ramos called contacts in Flint and identified the most vital items needed — water, hand sanitizer and wet wipes. “We decided we should go over there and help those people. It’s a real neighborhood thing, a […]

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