Gifts Awarded to the San Francisco Fire Department

The San Francisco Fire Department is grateful for the donations and gifts received and would like to thank the individuals and organizations listed below for their generosity.  If you, your company or your agency would like to donate to the San Francisco Fire Department, please contact the Administrative Officer.

Any and all gifts or donations made towards SFFD's 150th Anniversary Celebration are received by The Guardians of the City, a Federal tax exempt non-profit 501(c)(3) California Corporation.  Gifts or donations made towards cancer prevention and screenings for active and retired SFFD firefighters are received by the San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation, also a 501(c)(3).  Those gifts are therefore not listed herein.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Osher - September 2015
Cash Donation ($350,000)
For the purchase of two (2) new ambulances
No financial interest with City
Fire Commission Resolution 2015-10 (PDF); adopted on 10/8/2015
BOS Resolution 61-16 (PDF); passed on 2/23/2016
 
Pastor Revocable Trust/Estate of Russell Pastor  - August 2015
Cash Donation ($72,400)
SFFD was listed as a beneficiary of the Pastor Revocable Trust and the estate of Russell Pastor; funds to be used for purchasing firefighting equipment per the terms of the trust
No financial interest with City
Fire Commission Resolution 2016-04 (PDF); adopted on 2/10/2016
BOS Resolution; submitted to BOS on 7/20/2016
 
Wells Fargo Foundation - July 2015
Cash Donation ($5,000)
For FLAME Youth Fishing Program to fund fishing expeditions for disadvantaged youth on the San Francisco Bay
No financial interest with City
 
Estate of Nguey Woo - March 2015
Cash Donation ($54,972.09)
SFFD was listed as a beneficiary of the will of Nguey Woo; funds to be used for purchasing educational and outreach materials to be distributed as part of SFFD's 150th Anniversary celebration
No financial interest with City
Fire Commission Resolution 2016-03 (PDF); adopted on 2/10/2016
BOS Resolution; submitted to BOS on 7/20/2016
 
Mr. & Mrs. Morton H. Owens - December 2014
Cash Donation ($100)
In Loving Memory of Louisa M. Iavarone, Mother of Frank B. Iavarone (Retired SFFD)
No financial interest with City
 
Wells Fargo Foundation - October 2014
Cash Donation ($7,400)
For FLAME Youth Fishing Program to fund six (6) fishing trips for youth on a SF Bay charter boat
No financial interest with City
 
John E. Kennedy, III - October 2014
Cash Donation ($250)
No financial interest with City 

Elks Lodge of San Francisco - August 2014
Cash Donation ($750)
Contribution for local Neighborhood Emergency Response Team Training Programs
No financial interest with City
 
Parker Harris & Holly Johnson - June 2014

LifeFitness Treadmill for Fire Station 5
(Estimated value: $5,000)
No financial interest with City
 
Matson, Inc. on behalf of the Matson Foundation - April 2014
Cash Donation ($2,500)
In support of building a new Fireboat
No financial interest with City
 
John E. Kennedy, III - April 2014
Cash Donation ($250)
No financial interest with City
 
BRE Properties - March 2014

Cash Donation ($9,999.99)
Financial interest with City: business license, entitlements with permits for development in Mission Bay

Robert "Roger" Sobsey - March 2014
Pet Oxygen Mask Kits (4 kits)
(Total valued at: $321.67)
No financial interest with City
 
Irit Levi - February 2014
Cash Donation ($100)
For Fire Station 24 (100 Hoffman Avenue)
No financial interest with City
 
GradeCam - February 2014

Log-in credentials for use of test grading software and online platform for SFFD Division of Training
(Total valued at: $500)
No financial interest with City
 
Argo Foundation, Inc - January 2014

Cash Donation ($1,000)
For the purchase of equipment and materials for the volunteer SFFD Fire Reserve
No financial interest with City
 
A.A.A. Northern California, Nevada & Utah - January 2014

Cash Donation ($5,000)
For fire safety equipment and supplies, public fire safety education programs and materials, or fire safety training programs
No financial interest with City 
 

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Gifts Awarded to the Department: 2004, 2005, 2006