“I have a profound respect for anyone who chooses a life of service to their community and even more so when the risks are great. That’s why I am offering grants up to $25,000 to support the small volunteer fire departments in Ontario, the province where I grew up.” – Jenny Jones

GRANT RECIPIENTS

Watten Fire Department – Fort Frances, ON

GRANT: $18,000

To Purchase a new Jaws of Life

(July 5, 2019) The old one was donated in 1996 by a family after a traffic accident where this equipment was needed and not available... (read more)

Pikwakanagan Fire Rescue – Pikwakanagan, ON

GRANT: $15,000

To purchase new bunker gear

(July 5, 2019) The current gear in outdated and unsafe and none of what they have will fit any of the women volunteers... (read more)

Puslinch Fire & Rescue Service – Puslinch, ON

GRANT: $10,000

To purchase high visibility lightweight coveralls

(July 5, 2019) Deputy Chief Brad Churchill also said he was a fan of my show and used to watch me as a kid with his mother.... (read more)

Robinson Township Fire Dept.

Robinson Township Fire Dept. – Silver Water, ON

GRANT: $5,000

To purchase a used GMC water tender

(July 5, 2019) Their current water tender is 30 years old so parts are not even available to fix it... (read more)

Perry Township Fire Dept.

Perry Township Fire Department – Emsdale, ON

GRANT: $4,000

To purchase two portable scene lights

(July 5, 2019) These high tech lights can be set up in 30 seconds and can fit in a wide or narrow... (read more)


Goulais Fire & Rescue – Goulais River, ON

GRANT: $15,000

To purchase a radio repeater to benefit 4 departments

(March 4, 2019) This vital piece of equipment that will benefit four departments...... (read more)

Municipality of Powasson Fire Dept. – Powasson, ON

GRANT: $5,900

To purchase a vehicle stabilization kit

(March 4, 2019) "Without a stabilizer, we have to put 8 or 9 fireman in there to hold the vehicle in place...... (read more)

Lucknow Fire Department – Lucknow, ON

GRANT: $5,800

To purchase 2 thermal imaging cameras + an AED

(March 4, 2019) The Lucknow community has no ambulance and AEDs are vital during a heart attack...... (read more)

East Ferris Volunteer Fire Dept. – Corbeil, ON

GRANT: $5,100

To purchase 6 gas detectors

(March 4, 2019) When responding to a difficulty breathing call, the firefighters don't know what they are walking into...... (read more)

Township of East Zorra-Tavistock – Hickson, ON

GRANT: $5,000

To purchase CET Skeeter Space Pac

(March 4, 2019) This fire suppression unit will help them respond to remote areas with difficult access...... (read more)

Mapleton Fire/Rescue – Drayton, ON

GRANT: $1,700

To purchase four tablets for fire trucks

(March 4, 2019) Tablets are used to locate emergencies, access maps, and more importantly to know who is responding...... (read more)

Nolalu Emergency Services Team – Nolalu, ON

GRANT: $25,000

To purchase a 4X4 Quad Cab Pickup Truck.

(Oct. 9, 2018) "Our current vehicle has left our responders stranded due to mechanical failure...... (read more)

Pellatt United Fire Fighters (PUFF) – Keewatin, ON

GRANT: $9,000

To purchase a high capacity water pump

(Oct. 9, 2018) PUFF is a rural fire department with no access to fire hydrants...... (read more)

Laurentian Hills Fire Dept. – Deep River, ON

GRANT: $7,500

To purchase new safety helmets

(Oct. 9, 2018) Laurentian Hills is located in the heartland of Ontario’s recreation system, situated in...... (read more)

Papineau-Cameron Fire Department – Mattawa, ON

GRANT: $6,000

To purchase new radio headsets to replace ones that didn't always work.

(Oct. 9, 2018) "Sometimes our headset works, sometimes it doesn't," says Lt. Noelle Armaly pictured here... (read more)

Wabigoon Fire Department – Wabigoon, ON

GRANT: $3,000

To purchase batteries, gloves, flashlights, an AED, and backboards.

(Oct. 9, 2018) Wabigoon is a small village on the Trans-Canada Highway with 16 volunteer...... (read more)

Redditt Fire Department – Redditt, ON

GRANT: $2,500

To purchase computer/printer, DVD/TV for training.

(Oct. 9, 2018) The Redditt volunteers are a team of 6 to 8 members who gather and train in fire response...... (read more)