Charitable Society

WELCOME TO THE SURREY FIRE FIGHTERS’ CHARITABLE SOCIETY The Surrey Fire Fighters Association has had a proud tradition of serving the community we work and live in since 1957. With the support from the City of Surrey and the Surrey Fire Service, the Association administers the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society, working to fulfill needs that are not met in our community, with special focus on Surrey’s children, youth and families. The Charitable Society has been changing lives in Surrey since it was founded in 1994.  We can proudly say that all of the money donated goes directly to helping Surrey’s citizens.  Our commitment to our community permeates all aspects of our work and is an integral part of the culture in which we work. Mission Statement: To provide charitable programs that benefit the citizens of our community and to assist other charities within the community that have similar goals and objectives. Our goals and objectives are to: Provide relief from poverty Assist members of the community that have been affected by traumatic wounds, injuries, or episodes. Raise money for medical and health care research Provide bursaries for community service Sponsor programs that promote staying in school and, Deliver programs that offer positive life experiences and enhance self-esteem. About us: We are 100% volunteer based; Every dollar raised goes back to the community; We have a dedicated team of fire fighters who deliver our programs; We support over 50 community based programs in Surrey; We see the need in our community through our job every single day; We aim to be the number one community charity in Surrey; We care about Surrey’s youth, seniors and disadvantaged people. Some of our Achievements $ 2,000,000 – BCPFFA Burn Unit $ 1,000,000 – SMH Children’s Health Centre $ 1,600,000 – SFFCS Nutritional Snack Program $    300,000 – YMCA $    200,000 – The Centre for Child Development $    150,000 – Jim Pattison Outpatient Centre $    100,000 – SFU Surrey Campus Lectureship Series Some of our current Projects and Programs are listed below Projects and Pledges $500,000 SMH ER & Mental Health & Addiction Unit Expansion $250,000 SFU Surrey Chair – Mental Health & Addiction Research $150,000 SFU MRI Surrey Hospital Surrey Fire Fighters Endowment Fund $500,000 Peace Arch Hospital Foundation $300,000 YMCA North – Gymnasium Programs Bread for Life program Bursary program Charity Golf Tournament Disaster Assistance Goodwill Sr. Girls High School Basketball Classic Mayor’s Gala Ball Nutritional Snack Program Slamfest High School Wrestling