100 Club accepting donations for fallen firefighters


100 Club

Posted on June 1, 2013 at 1:43 AM

Updated Saturday, Jun 1 at 1:45 AM

For Immediate Release

100 Club to Assist Families of the 4 Houston Firefighters Killed in the Line of Duty

The 100 Club, a 60 year old Houston based non-profit organization, that supports the dependents of Firefighters and Law Enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, today announces its financial assistance for the families the 4 Houston Firefighters who were killed in the line of duty while fighting a four-alarm fire at a Southwest Houston Hotel.

A $20,000 check will be presented to the surviving spouses of the firefighters to help the family’s immediate monetary needs. Additional financial support for the families will be made after an assessment of each family’s needs is made.  On average, the 100 Club’s financial support is approximately $300,000 per tragedy.

Donations are being accepted to “The 100 Club Survivors Fund”, which provides benefits to the dependents of Firefighters and Law Enforcement Officers who lose their life in the line of duty.

Contributions are being accepted at:

100 Club Survivors Fund

5555 San Felipe – Suite 1750

Houston, TX  77056

Or they can be made at The 100 Club website: www.the100club.org.

100% of “Survivors Fund” donations go to the families of firefighters and law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

The 100 Club began in 1953 when a handful of citizens banded together to provide financial support to the dependents of Houston Police Officers killed in the line of duty.  Today, the 100 Club’s 29,870 members, located in Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson Chambers, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Liberty, Madison, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller and Washington counties, continue to band together for the purpose of aiding dependents of Firefighters and Law Enforcement and responding to their needs. 

We invite the community to participate.