Successful Grants

Carney Strong Initiative Grants

April 2018 - North Haven, CT

May 2018 - Orange, CT

Madison Township, Clark County, Ohio

Madison Township received 1200 feet of 5 inch large diameter supply hose. Madison Township is a farming and manufacturing community, that covers 40 square miles around South Charleston, Ohio. They run 620 calls per year with a staff of 20 volunteers.

Selma, Indiana - Liberty Township Fire Department

Liberty Township Fire Department Serves the residents in the Town of Selma, Liberty Township, and parts of Perry Township in Indiana. They have a 26 member department of all non-paid volunteers. Liberty Township received 5 used MSA Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) brackets, 12 used MSA air cylinders, and 4 used MSA SCBA Masks. This equipment was donated to Brothers Helping Brothers by the Pleasant Hill Fire Department in Miami County, Ohio.

Gasper Township, Ohio - Gasper Township Fire Department

Gasper Township is a rural community located in Preble County, Ohio. Mostly a farming community, Gasper Township Fire Department had a need for a grain bin rescue system. This grain bin rescue system not only helps Gasper Township, but is only the second grain bin rescue equipment in the county. Funded by Brothers Helping Brothers and the Preble County Farm Bureau.

Middle Township, New Jersey - Goshen Volunteer Fire Company

The Goshen Volunteer Fire Company is a small rural fire company located in Cape May County, New Jersey. They respond to everything from structure fires, EMS assists, motor vehicle crashes, to water rescues. Most of their call volume is motor vehicle crashes and agricultural incidents. They also respond to brush fires and fire police incidents. Goshen Volunteer Fire Company covers a great portion of the Delaware Bay. Auto Extrication is about 75% of the company’s calls. They received a 58 piece set of auto extrication stabilization equipment in cooperation with Turtle Plastics.

Jefferson Township, Ohio - Volunteer/Part Time Fire Department

The Jefferson Township Fire Department is a municipally owned fire department located in Montgomery County, Ohio. They serve a population of 6,700 full time residents in an area of 25.7 square miles. They also have two highways in our jurisdiction with traffic flow of approximately 30,000 vehicles per day. They operate three engines, one rescue engine, and two ambulances out of four firehouses. They run approximately 1500 calls for service per year with approximately 80% of that volume being EMS. They also have one of the first community paramedicine programs in Ohio. They received CPR manikins to help train their firefighters and community.

Primrose, Texas - Volunteer Fire Department

Primrose Fire Department covers the northern end of Atascosa County and is a 100% volunteer Fire Department. Primrose is staffed by volunteers and serves their community. Primrose Received a 1500 Gallon Dump Tank.

Bolar, Virginia - Volunteer Fire Department

A small group of volunteers dedicated to protecting our community, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 4 weeks a month, 12 months a year. Bolar received a light bar and control box for their former military surplus converted brush truck.