Our Charitable Foundation
We deliver programs that develop life skills for youth
We assist those who do not have the socio-economic means to live healthy lives
We raise money and awareness for survivors of burn trauma and for medical research
Our Main Sources of Revenue
Esquimalt Ribfest is brought to you by the Esquimalt Firefighters Charitable Foundation and is the primary source of income. A big thank you to the Ribfest committee and volunteers who make this event the success it is. Please visit the Ribfest facebook page for up to date information.
Proceeds from the Greater Victoria Fire Fighters Calendar support the tiny patients of Victoria General Hospital. The calendar is a joint fundraising initiative from Professional Fire Fighters of Greater Victoria Community Foundation: Oak Bay, Esquimalt, Victoria and Saanich. They’ve pledged $250,000 over the next 10 years to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, or NICU, through Victoria Hospitals Foundation.
Since 1954 Fire Fighters from across North America have supported the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a commitment that will continue until a cure is found. MDA provides support for families living with Muscular Dystrophy by way of financial support for mobility and breathing equipment, home alterations, transportation. MDA also funds research; research that has led to many advancements in treatments beyond Continue Reading
Almost four decades ago Fire Fighters visiting patients in the Burn Unit saw a critical need and started contributing money for Burn Unit medical equipment and to help patients on their journey to recovery. Inspired by such spontaneous generosity, Captain Alex Blake from the Coquitlam Fire Department proposed a province-wide initiative……And the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund was formed.