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 real hand-to-hand thing,”West was quoted by the NY Daily News reporter Joseph Stepansky.

This entry was posted in 9/11 Community Supports Victims of Terrorism and Disaster. Bookmark the permalink.
  • One World Observatory

    Learn more about the One World Observatory complimentary ticket program.

  • Categories

  • From the Newsletter

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Build-a-Rig Raffle to Honor the late NYPD Officer Scott Blackshaw

      February 5 @ 8:00 am - April 12 @ 5:00 pm
    2. Brick paver fundraiser to build a fountain at the Middletown World Trade Center Memorial Garden

      February 11 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
    3. Virtual celebration of life for James Vincent McQuade, retired DSNY

      February 19 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
    4. Applications being accepted for 2021 Richard J. Guadagno Fellow at Flight 93 National Memorial

      February 24 @ 8:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm
    5. Leave a message for the family of Joseph Michael Abate, Local 3

      February 25 @ 8:00 am - March 7 @ 5:00 pm