Donate to First Responders’ Bridge
According to the American Heart Association, the average life expectancy for a civilian is 79 years old. The average life expectancy for a Law Enforcement Officer is 57 years old.
37% of Firefighters meet the criteria for Post Traumatic Stress.
24% of Dispatchers experience Post Traumatic Stress symptoms.
Your generous gift will help these First Responder heroes and their families find the help that they need, in a beautiful, retreat setting.
How does your donation support a First Responder?
When you give to First Responders' Bridge, you are directly impacting the life of a first responder and their families, and helping them find hope and healing. We believe that if a first responder is ready to ask for help, money should not be a barrier that prevents them from taking that first step. Your donation goes toward the the expenses incurred by First Responders' Bridge to provide our retreats at no cost. View the agenda of our next retreat to see exactly what your gift will be used for.
Give a Gift of Stock & QCDs
You can transfer stock and qualified charitable distributions (QCDs) directly through your broker to the account of First Responders’ Bridge:
Tax ID: #82-5475103
Fidelity Clearing and Custody Solutions
P.O Box 770002
Cincinnati, Ohio 45277
Our representative at Fidelity is Michael Fickell
Michael can be contacted at:
Please notify First Responders’ Bridge of what was transferred to our account by contacting us on our Contact Us form. It’s often difficult to identify the donor if we are not made aware of the transaction.
On behalf of everyone at First Responders’ Bridge, thank you for your support of first responder mental health. We truly rely on your support and appreciate it! If you or your broker have any questions, please contact Maureen Kocot at (614) 207-3904.
Community Shares of Mid Ohio
Community Shares of Mid Ohio is a coalition of locally based, non-profit organizations collaboratively participating in workplace giving campaigns. City of Columbus, Franklin County, and State of Ohio employees can opt to select First Responders' Bridge as their non-profit of choice for giving. To learn more about this process, click here.
If you would prefer to send a donation by check, please address it to: