Join us in working hand-in-hand, coming together as a community
When you join the San Diego Bucket Brigade with an unrestricted gift, you directly empower the Fire Rescue Foundation to help meet critical needs. Your partnership includes exclusive benefits and unique experiences that will educate and engage you with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and our fire-rescue personnel.
Whether it’s an annual gift or a monthly donation, through the San Diego Bucket Brigade, your tax-deductible gift supports tangible resources that help better protect our fire-rescue personnel in the line of duty.
FIREFIGHTER LEVEL – Youth programs like Girls Empowerment Camp & SDFD Cadets*
Total Annual Gift: $100 - $499
Benefits: San Diego Bucket Brigade pin + Recognition on the San Diego Fire-Rescue Foundation website
ENGINEER LEVEL – Two Wildland Line Medical Gear Kits*
Total Annual Gift: $500 - $999
Benefits: All of the above benefits + San Diego Bucket Brigade license plate frame
CAPTAIN LEVEL – One Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for SDFD Lifeguards*
Total Annual Gift: $1,000 - $2,499
Benefits: All of the above benefits + San Diego Bucket Brigade hat
BATTALION CHIEF LEVEL – Three Two-Way Radios for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)*
Total Annual Gift: $2,500 - $4,999
Benefits: All of the above benefits + 2 VIP to the Foundation’s annual fundraising event
DEPUTY CHIEF LEVEL – Ten multi-gas detectors for SDFD engines*
Total Annual Gift: $5,000 - $9,999
Benefits: All of the above benefits + Invitation to “Coffee with the Chief” exclusive event
CHIEF'S CIRCLE LEVEL – One vehicle extrication tool for an SDFD fire engine*
Total Annual Gift: $10,000
Benefits: All of the above benefits + An invitation to dinner for four (4) at an SDFD fire station (Station dinners will resume when safe to do so)
*Your donations will help us meet the area of greatest need each year. These are examples of a few funding priorities for the current fiscal year. Visit our website at www.sdfirerescue.org for the most up-to-date needs as determined by the SDFD Fire Chief. Restricted funds may be subject to a one-time administrative fee of up to 3% to help defray the cost of administering restricted donations.