About Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighter Foundation (LPFF)
The Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation is a non-profit organization created to support injured and fallen firefighters, police, EMS personnel, and their families both locally and across the state, as well as the burn foundation and the community through donations to local, state, and national charities. The LPFF is also committed to the future of the fire service with scholarships for individuals who express the will and desire to carry on in the proud tradition of public service.
The First Few years
- The Foundation was born after Fire Captain Scott Walsh tragic fall while fighting a fire at the Pleasanton Transfer station on May 1, 2006.
- The first board consisted of three members whom got the foundation registered as a 501 (c) 3 non-profit running and began our Hook and Ladder run fundraiser in 2009.
- The board grew to five members in 2011 and with the Fire Department jointly lanched the First Fire Safety Expo/Pancake Breakfast in October 2012.
- In June 2014 the first softball tournament was held at the Pleasanton sports park.