The Uniformed Firefighters Association for donations?-Truth!
Give to the Uniformed Firefighters Association to Help The Families of New York Firefighters Affected by the “Attack on America”-Truth!
Summary of eRumor:
A massively-circulated eRumor suggests giving donations to the Uniformed Firefighters Association in New York to help firefighters’ families. We’ve had multitudes of requests about whether this is a legitimate effort.
The Uniformed Firefighters Association is a valid charity in New York and endorsed by the New York City Fire Department.
Visitors to the New York Fire Department website are directed to the UFA for making donations.
CLICK HERE for more details (go to the bottom of the page).
A real example of the eRumor as it has appeared on the Internet:
In the nation’s most horrific tragedy ever, hundreds of courageous firemen left their families and risked their lives to save others. These firemen exhibited a courage that no one can ever imagine. Many of these firemen have died in the tragedy, leaving behind families that are in need.
Please take the next few minutes to write a check for $10, $25, $50, $100, $250, $500 or more and send it to the Uniformed Firefighters Association Widow’s and Children’s Fund.
For more information on the Uniformed Firefighters Association Widow’s and Children’s Fund, please click here.
Let’s help their families by making a donation. Even the smallest amount will help. Please forward this email to as many people you can.
Send your check to:
UFA, Widows and Children’s Fund c/o Uniformed Firefighters Association 204 East 23rd Street, 5th floor New York, NY 10010