Firehouse Subs Foundation Awards Water Rescue Grant
The Oradell Fire Department was recently awarded a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of nearly $18,000 for the purchase of a new water rescue boat, engine, and trailer. The Officers & Members of the Oradell Fire Department would like to thank the foundation for this generous donation to support our water rescue operations.
ABOUT FIREHOUSE SUBS PUBLIC SAFETY FOUNDATION
In 2005, the Firehouse Subs founders established the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation with the mission of providing funding, life-saving equipment, and educational opportunities to first-responders and public safety organizations. Through the non-profit 501(c)(3), Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has given more than $23 million to hometown heroes in 46 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, including more than $274,000 in New Jersey, $255,000 in New York and $49,000 in Connecticut.
IN-RESTAURANT FUNDRAISING INITIATIVES
Each restaurant recycles leftover, five-gallon pickle buckets, available to guests for a $2 donation to the Foundation. Donation canisters on register counters explain the non-profit’s mission and collect spare change, while the Round Up Program allows guests to “round up” their bill to the nearest dollar. All funds raised benefit the Foundation.