Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief

NY Police and Fire Widows & Children's Benefit Fund, Inc.

Quick Facts

aka Answer the Call

New York, NY

Mission

The mission of the New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund is to support the families of New York City Police Officers, Firefighters, Port Authority Police, and EMS Personnel who have been killed in the line of duty.

When these brave men and women make the ultimate sacrifice to protect our city, we believe it is our civic duty to support the families these heroes have left behind. Our mission is to reassure these families that we will never forget them or the sacrifice made by their loved ones. We provide financial assistance, host special gatherings, and offer a network of support to over 600 families. Our goal is to raise enough funds to assist these families for the rest of their lives.

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Thank you for answering the call.

Ruling Year

1987

Director of Developement

Ms. Lauren Profeta

Main Address

156 W 56 Street 901

New York, NY 10019 USA

Keywords

New York, Police, fire, widows, Children's, Benefit Fund, port authority, ems

EIN

13-3340675

 Number

6642532442

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (M12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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he mission of the New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund is to support the families of New York City Police Officers, Firefighters, Port Authority Police, and EMS Personnel who have been killed in the line of duty.

When these brave men and women make the ultimate sacrifice to protect our city, we believe it is our civic duty to support the families these heroes have left behind. Our mission is to reassure these families that we will never forget them or the sacrifice made by their loved ones. We provide financial assistance, host special gatherings, and offer a network of support to over 600 families. Our goal is to raise enough funds to assist these families for the rest of their lives.

We host fundraisers and events throughout the year.

If we are continuously able to provide both financial support and our network of support.

We have continuously been able to provide our families with financial assistance and assist any additional families who have lost a loved one in a line of duty since 1985. We continue to grow our programs to create an even wider yet deeper network of support for the families we serve. We do all this while promising that we will never forget the sacrifice of our families loved ones and that for as long as we are able to do so we will continue to provide them with financial support.

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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