Help place vital tools and life saving equipment in the hands of firefighters through grants and donations.

Our Focus

Brothers Helping Brothers: A 501c3 tax exempt non-profit organization that assists small and/or rural fire departments obtain vital tools and lifesaving equipment through grants.

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A monthly gift of $10 – that’s only three pennies, a quarter, and a nickel a day – can give a rural firefighter a new ax to do their job.

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Our Mission

For only 33 cents a day you can give a firefighter lifesaving equipment.

Did you know that volunteers comprise 69% of Firefighters in the United States?
According to the National Volunteer Fire Council, of the total estimated 1,129,250 firefighters across the country, 783,300 are volunteers. The majority of the departments in the United States are volunteer fire departments and many do not have the vital tools and equipment they need to save lives and protect property.

How can you help?
By donating to Brothers Helping Brothers, you can help fund grants for vital tools and lifesaving equipment to these small and/or rural fire departments. By donating just $10 a month, that's just 33 cent a day, you can put a new ax in the hands of a firefighter that needs it to do his/her job.

  • Platinum Level Donor

    As a Platinum Level Donor, you will receive a voucher for a custom made Recycled Gear Bag and your name on the donor page.

  • Gold Level Donor

    As a Gold Level Donor, you will receive a Recycled Fire Gear Messenger Bag and your name on the donor page.

  • Silver Level Donor

    As a Silver Level Donor, you will receive a Recycled Fire Gear Wallet of your choosing and your name on the donor page.

  • Bronze Level Donor

    As a Bronze Level Donor, you will receive a custom Challenge Coin and your name on the donor page.

Our Board

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Nick Magoteaux

Co-Executive Director/President
Nick currently works part time as a Lieutenant with the Phillipsburg, Ohio Fire Department and Bethel Township Fire Department in Miami County, Ohio. He also serves as a firefighter/AEMT with Harrison Township in Montgomery County, Ohio. Nick has 15 years of public safety experience and is currently working on obtaining his degree in Fire Administration at Columbia Southern University.
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Ben Carsner

Co-Executive Director/Vice President
Ben currently works part time as a firefighter/AEMT with the City of Union, Ohio Fire Department and has 15 years of public safety experience.
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Justin Saunders

Secretary
Justin currently works as a Lieutenant with Phillipsburg, Ohio Fire Department and a firefighter/EMT with the City of Eaton, Ohio Fire Department. Justin has been in public safety for 15 years.
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Jeff White

Treasurer
Jeff is currently a volunteer firefighter with the City of West Milton, Ohio Fire Department.
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Doug Carter

Board Member at Large
Doug is a former Lieutenant with the Phillipsburg, Ohio Fire Department, worked with FEMA during Hurricane Katrina, and has eight years of public safety experience. Doug currently lives in Austin, Texas.

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