Richie: “Any regrets? Only that I didn’t go sooner”

Richie: “Any regrets? Only that I didn’t go sooner”

Hereford and Worcester's West District Commander Richie Jordan suffered in silence with lower back pain and sciatica for years before approaching the Charity. He shares what a difference his visit made to his overall wellbeing.

Harry: “I just like to help people. It’s who I am.”

Harry: “I just like to help people. It’s who I am.”

Retired County Durham firefighter Harry Binyon is one of two people to be recognised in the New Years Honours List 2020 for their contribution to The Fire Fighters Charity. We sit down to hear why he's spent 40 years raising money for us.

Suzanne: “Panic attacks were getting in the way of my grief.”

Suzanne: “Panic attacks were getting in the way of my grief.”

After her firefighter husband passed away suddenly in April, panic attacks were ruining Suzanne Constable's life. She agreed to contact the Charity and see what they could do for her, but she had no idea just how much she would take away from her week at Marine Court.

Emma: “I just thought ‘I need to be part of this’.”

Emma: “I just thought ‘I need to be part of this’.”

Emma Hughes has just become our first Charity Ambassador, a new voluntary role that aims to increase awareness of The Fire Fighters Charity. And it's all in memory of her dad, Graham, a firefighter with Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, who passed away in 2003.

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