Posts in Category: blog

Tucson peace officer’s trip bolsters regional bond with Israel

We excited about the recent article recently published in the Arizona Jewish Post about Jay Korza, a sergeant with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department. Jay works as a Tactical EMS medic and teaches paramedic training courses for Pima Community College’s Paramedic Associate of Applied Science program.

18 Dec

KGUN 9 video about raising money for skin cancer screenings

Watch a recent video on KGUN 9 about the Fire Foundation’s upcoming campaign to raise $80,000 for the new DermSpecta Skin Cancer technology.

Firefighters need your help raising money for skin cancer screenings:


14 Jun

Tucson Fire Foundation Estate Sale

We’re excited about our next Estate Sale coming up!
We’re “Reloading” 3 houses into one Friday and Saturday June 2nd and 3rd from 8 am – 3 pm.
If you’re been thinking about attending one of our Estate Sales, now is the time!
The Address: 8710 North Aspen with Cross streets

30 May

An interview with Mike McKendrick resonding to last week’s events

Responding to last week’s events, the Fire Foundation’s Chair, Mike McKendrick, recently spoke with
Read the article and watch the interview with Mike here


19 Apr

A big welcome new board members Leesha L. Heard and Heath Evans

The Tucson Fire Foundation’s has an amazing board and we’re super excited to welcome two new board members! A big welcome to Leesha L. Heard and Heath Evans!  We’re really looking forward to their contributions.

To learn more about our Leesha and Heath, read on….

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23 Mar

Fire Foundation Inaugural Newsletter

Welcome to the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation inaugural newsletter!
Click below to read our newsletter online.

9 Mar

The Chairman’s Report March 2017

The Greater Tucson Fire Foundation has published the March 2017 Chairman’s Report.


We must wish Chief Jonathan McMahon congratulations, thank you and best of luck as he leaves the Fire Foundation Board of Trustees and Tucson to become the Fire Chief in College Station

Finances: The Foundation continues

6 Mar

From the NPFA journal – we drove like crazy

In a recent article from the magazine of the National fire Protection Associations, there’s a great article about the way firefighting has changed though the years since the launch of the Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program.

This is very much related to what the Fire

1 Mar

U.S Surgeon General Talks about Tucson Fire Foundation

The 17th Surgeon General of the United States, the esteemed Richard Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, had some great works about our very own Mike McKendrick!

Dr. Carmona said the following:  “Chief Mike McKendrick and the Tucson Fire Foundation have united Southern Arizona firefighters while addressing their unmet health

25 Nov