Category Archives: Family Foundations

Abington principal runs NYC Marathon for Jeffrey Coombs Memorial Foundation

The Jeffrey Coombs Memorial Foundation will benefit from this year’s New York City Marathon, even though the charity is based in Abingdon, Massachusetts. David Summergrad, principal at Abingdon’s Woodsdale Elementary School, ran in honor of the Jeffrey Coombs Memorial Foundation this year, reports Kaila Braley in Wicked Local. He met Christie Coombs, Jeff Coombs’ widow, when she spoke […]

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Widow of fallen FDNY Chief Michael Fahy asks to donate funds raised by Stephen Siller Foundation to needy veterans

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation last week announced a fundraising campaign to raise money to pay off the mortgage of the home of the Fahy family, after FDNY Deputy Chief Michael Fahy was killed last month in the line of duty. When it was her turn to speak, Fiona Fahy thanked the foundation but said […]

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Slain NYPD cop’s family celebrates paid-off, renovated home from Siller Foundation

This Wednesday, Maritza Ramos, the widow of murdered NYPD Detective Rafael Ramos, celebrated at her renovated mortgage-free home in Brooklyn. The FF Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation raised $1.2 million and paid the mortgage for the homes of Detective Ramos and his partner Detective Wenjian Liu, who was killed in the same attack, reported Maria Alvarez in Newsday. The Liu […]

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