Tag Archives: Central Pierce Fire and Rescue

THE POWER OF ONE

The BRAVE Foundation began with one person on one vacation in one country who planted one seed that grew in to one organization that ultimately has changed thousands of lives and dramatically reduced pain and suffering for an under-served population. … Continue reading

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4000 Hours = GREAT Things!

Our dedicated volunteers donated nearly 4,000 hours to supporting BRAVE Foundation activities in 2012 – things like presentations, collecting surplus equipment/supplies, planning sessions, events, conferences, and training in Guatemala. If we multiply that using an estimated hourly value of $20 … Continue reading

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7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Guatemala

Our thoughts and prayers are with the citizens of Guatemala today. Yet another disaster struck this morning as a 7.4 earthquake shook the region from Mexico City to El Salvador; the strongest quake to hit Guatemala since 1976 when a 7.5-magnitude … Continue reading

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HELP! WE’RE STRANDED ON THE ROAD TO GUATEMALA!

Our convoy is stranded in L.A. and they need our help FAST! They are unable to continue the trip to Guatemala until new tires can be put on the engine. So, until the money is raised, the engine filled with 1000’s … Continue reading

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TRAINING TEAM HEADED TO GUATEMALA IN APRIL

The next BRAVE Foundation training mission is scheduled for April 12-23, 2012.  We’ll be training the bomberos (Spanish for firefighter) around Guatemala in a variety of lifesaving procedures. WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE YOUR SKILLS WITH THE BOMBEROS? Contact us … Continue reading

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Local Firefighters Impacting Central America & Beyond

On November 19, the B.R.A.V.E. (Bomberos Resourceful And Valiant Efforts) Foundation, a 100% volunteer driven nonprofit organization managed by local firefighters, held an Open House where several nonprofit agencies from the Pacific Northwest were invited to stop by the B.R.A.V.E. … Continue reading

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They made it to Guatemala!

The team arrived at the Mexico/Guatemala border yesterday.  The inventory lists were finalized and all should be well for transferring into Guatemala today or tomorrow.  Thank you to our team leader, Julio, for his courage and leadership along this challenging and … Continue reading

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BRAVE Foundation Hosts Guatemalan Firefighter

The BRAVE Foundation recently hosted a bombero from Guatemala for training. Miguel had the opportunity to ride out with the Central Pierce Fire & Rescue department to learn more about facilities, equipment, and department efficiencies. He also had a great … Continue reading

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