Fire Fighters for Operation Warm
PROVIDE BRAND NEW COATS TO KIDS IN NEED in your community
Operation Warm partners with compassionate firefighters across North America to give a gift of warmth, confidence and hope to children in need.
How It Works
Each fire department can launch a local program that benefits the children in their community.Learn More
Everything you need to know to run an Operation Warm program in your community.Learn More
INSPIRE HOPE. EMPOWER CHILDREN. JOIN THE MOVEMENT.
Since 2012, fire fighters across North America have partnered with Operation Warm to provide brand new winter coats to children in need in the communities they protect. Hundreds of fire fighters have joined our mission to positively impact the lives of children – helping to increase their school attendance, self-esteem, and overall health & well-being.
Over the last several years, the Fire Fighters for Operation Warm program has provided over 350,000 coats to children who need them most.
Fire Fighters for Operation Warm Stories
Worcester Co Raise 10x Their Coats for Kids Goal
How One Community Raised $35,000
“Ocean City Firefighters were involved last year and we helped by going out and putting coats on the kids in the schools,” Bragg says. “We see the need when we go into people’s homes but that’s not necessarily the time or place to ask them about needing coats, we can’t just be like ‘Hey, where’s your coat?’ We just knew there was a need in our community and we wanted to be a part of that.”
Firefighters in the News
Firefighters for Operation Warm in the News!
From Houston to New Jersey, learn how firefighters are changing the lives of children in need around the country.
Nashville IAFF Local 140
Nashville Local 140 Provide Coats to Entire School
This past fall, the Nashville Firefighters Local 140 partnered with Operation Warm and community members to give new coats to kids in need at a local elementary school.
Washington State Firefighters & KISW
Washington State Firefighters & KISW – Partners for Children in Need
KISW and BJ & Migs has partnered with The Washington State Council of Firefighters to raise awareness for their Operation Warm, Firefighters Coats for Kids Program.
Hero's Haul Fire Truck Pull
How do you normally spend your Saturday? Some real life heroes and weekend warriors got the chance to show their strength of character, while displaying the power of their muscles. The Hero’s Haul Fire Truck pull gives participants the opportunity to go up against real life heroes to prove that they have what it takes to pull a real, official firetruck.
2019 Fire Fighter of the Month
Clarksburg IAFF Local 89
Twin Cities IAFF Local 82
Lubbock Firefighters Association 972
Tumwater IAFF Local 2409
Eau Claire IAFF Local 487
Willie Bailey, Sr.
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department IAFF Local 2068
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Greensboro Firefighters IAFF Local 947
Lubbock Firefighters IAFF Local 972