Name: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Inc.
Address: 3410 Kori Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257
IRS Subsection: 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization
Type: Public Charity
NTEE Description: Fund Raising & Fund Distribution
Mission Statement: To impact the life-saving capabilities and the lives of local heroes and their communities.
Impact Statement: The Firehouse Public Safety Foundation is dedicated to improving the life-saving capabilities of emergency service entities and public safety organizations in communities served by Firehouse Subs by providing funding, resources and support.
In addition to disaster relief, scholarships and public safety prevention education and military support, donated funds are used for purchasing crucial emergency response equipment such as thermal imaging cameras, which can detect heat given off by people that may be trapped in a burning building, allowing firefighters to accurately locate victims through the heavy smoke. Since inception, the Foundation has given more than $6.8 million to hometown heroes in 38 states and Puerto Rico.
Quote: “Our firefighters use the thermal imaging camera (TIC) daily on structure fire responses. The TIC continues to keep our firefighters safe by locating hidden fires, as well as being an invaluable tool in search-and-rescue operations.” – Unified Fire Authority – Salt Lake City, Utah
The Foundation’s disaster relief efforts directly help first responders, evacuees and volunteers in the aftermath of disasters such as wildfires, tornadoes, hurricanes, and more.
Quote: “The tools and equipment received by the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has been used to train hundreds of firefighters in the area on structural collapse and vehicle rescue. In a region currently undergoing reconstruction from one of the nation’s worst natural disasters, this equipment helps us to expand our capabilities and prepare for future events.”
– Joplin Fire Department – Joplin, Missouri
Operation Programs: safety, public safety, fire, police, ems, grants, disaster relief
Locations (US): As of April 1, 2015, the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has made donations in 42 states plus Puerto Rico. Our Foundation has donated more than $13.1 million to public safety entities and public safety organizations.