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Change Happens

Miguel is a volunteer firefighter in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He began his career with nothing but desire to provide lifesaving opportunities in his community.  When he arrived at the first fire he was assigned to, he had nothing but the … 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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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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Guatemala is Under Water – HELP!

The torrential rains are pounding down in Guatemala – AGAIN!  Flooding in Mexico and Central America have killed 110 people and affected some 1 million as of Wednesday. In the past week alone, two hurricanes and three tropical storms hit … 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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And they’re off….

They are on their way! The team left Puyallup this afternoon shortly after 4pm. Please keep our dedicated road crew in your thoughts and prayers as they make their way to Guatemala. We will post updates as we receive info … Continue reading

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LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS HELP FELLOW BOMBEROS IN GUATEMALA

CONVOY TO GUATEMALA DEPARTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2009 AT 9AM PRESS RELEASEThe mission of the BRAVE (Bomberos Resourceful And Valiant Efforts) Foundation is to improve the firefighting efforts, health care, and education in developing countries by providing support for a … Continue reading

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