New Charity Donates 10 TICs at FRI

Markley, Rick
September 2007
Fire Chief;Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of philanthropist Frank Buonanotte to donate thermal-imaging cameras to fire departments in the U.S. He also established a not-for-profit organization called 500 for Life, which is designed to collect and dispense the donations to help buy more thermal imagers. Meanwhile, his solicitations have generated more than &120,000 in which he has used to buy ten thermal imagers to give to fire departments during Fire-Rescue International in August 2007.


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