KUSA - Terry Farrell was a father, a husband, a brother and a dedicated firefighter who lost his life on Sept. 11, 2001 during the World Trade Center attack. Among the 343 heroes who died that day, he was in Tower Two when it collapsed.
There are over 1.1 million firefighters in the United States. Every three days, one heroic individual gives up his or her life answering the call. Every three minutes, a firefighter is seriously injured on the job.
The Terry Farrell Fund provides much-needed relief to firefighters and families facing hardship. The fund also distributes donated surplus equipment to help them do their jobs more safely and effectively.
The Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund is made of up firefighters and family members who volunteer their time and energy to help fellow brothers, sisters and departments in need. The fund operates annually on a budget of 1 tp 3 percent and sustains itself through fundraising and the donations of individuals, fire departments and corporate sponsors. Contributions to the fund are tax deductible.
They have an event for the 9/11 memorial at the Tilted Kilt on 16th Street on Saturday, the Red Rocks Memorial Stair Climb on 9/11 itself and their Second Annual Firefighter Charity Ball on Sept. 28 in Ft. Collins.
Find out more about the events and the fund itself here: www.terryfundco.org.
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