Donations of the following personal care items are
- Shaving Cream
- Disposable Razors
- Bath Soap
- Hand Lotion
- Baby Powder
- Baby Lotion
- Baby Bath
- Baby Shampoo
- Baby Bottles
Collecting personal care items is a great outreach
project for groups, ie. Boy scouts and local schools.
Donors with these items are encouraged to contact
Captain's in Clifton Park (383-1788) or visit their
website at www.captaincares.org. Noah’s Attic
in Ballston Spa (885-9455) accepts used clothing and
small household items, no furniture. Another
organization that takes in donations is First Baptist Church Thrift Shoppe, Glens Falls 518-793-1560.
We regret that, due to constraints of manpower and
transportation, we no longer accept the following
Financial donations can be mailed directly to our
P.O. Box 4188
Halfmoon, NY 12065
Please feel free to call our voice mail at 435-4571
with any additional questions regarding donations. A
representative will call you.
Also, visit The
Firefighters Charitable Foundation for other
opportunities to help.
After The Fire, Inc. operates
completely from donations received from fire
districts, civic organizations, and the public.
Donations of money are used to fund the purchase of
items needed by our fire victims, i.e. gift
certificates, emergency clothing items, baby diapers,
etc. Donations also help pay our expenses for
communications (pagers and cell phones) mailings and
With a grant from Global Foundries, After the Fire was able to collaborate with the Stillwater School District and local fire department to offer 50 smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to students during an Fire Safety presentation during Fire Prevention Week.
Ballston Spa National Bank
Caroline Street Teachers Association
Costanza & Herbert families
Verizon Employee Donation
Donation of $250 from the employees of the Ballston
Spa National Bank, check being accepted by
Kathy Hedgeman, V-President of After the Fire
Christine Kernochan of BSNB,
Kathy Hedgeman, VP After the Fire and Tanya
Baker of BSNB on the right.
BON TON Dept Store, located
in the Wilton Mall, in Saratoga Springs, NY,
invited After the Fire, Inc. to particiapte as
a not-for-profit organization in their
Community Day 2012 sales event. Members of
each Not-for-Profit sold discount coupon books
for the April 2012 sale event and were allowed
to retain the proceeds for the work of their
organization. This has greatly helped After
the Fire with the mission of the organization.
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Bowers of the Ballston Spa Union Fire Dept
presented a donation to VP Kathy Hedgeman
after the Good Friday Fish Fry fundraiser.
Baker of the Spare Time bowling lanes of
Clifton Park presented a donation to VP Kathy
Hedgeman in June 2012.
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Tom Klotz, Exalted Leader of the
Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge # 161, presented a
donation to VP Kathy Hedgeman in September
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Dave Zecchini, owner of Pasta
Penne of Clifton Park, invited After the Fire to
participate in its program, Raising
the Dough, to raise money for not-for
profit organizations. A portion of the profits for
a designated dinnertime menu was donated to the
After the Fire to continue its work to assist
family that have experienced a home fire. The
success of this efforts was demonstrated in the
$882 donation presented to members of After the
Fire on 5/12/11 by Dave Zecchini.
Donation from Milton Grange
After The Fire was recently asked
to speak at the Milton Grange's monthly breakfast
meeting, held at the Old Stone Church. After The
Fire's Vice President Kathy Hedgeman attended and
discussed their mission, procedures for responding
to fire scenes and showed examples of items that
are presented to families. In addition to a
delicious breakfast, President Rob Pastore
presented Kathy with a generous donation of
$250.00 for the organization.