Random Acts firefighters came together to make a room safe for child battling cancer to come home to.
Random acts firefighters donated a car filled with groceries to Carmen, an Albuquerque grandmother who is getting custody of her 7 grandchildren and was in desperate need of car and food to take on all those kids.
The Dimas family experienced a tragic fire at which they lost everything. Random Acts took them to Walmart and let them buy the things they needed to get back on their feet.
Early on in our history the Make-a-wish foundation contacted us to see if we would help them with a project. There was a little boy with a terminal illness who was granted any wish he wanted. His choice was to build a playground in his back yard that he and his little brother could enjoy while he was here and create solid memories for him for the future.
AFD Firefighter Gabe Healey wanted to perform a random acts of kindness for Matthew, a 5 year old who has a rare form of cancer
Madalyne and her family experienced a devastating house fire a few months ago. They lost pretty much everything and firefighters nominated her to receive a random act to get some groceries and clothes and get back on her feet.
R6 was able to help a family with a badly leaking stove and non-functioning refrigerator. Builders Source helped us out with material costs and even sent a tech to install the stove. The family was elated and can now sleep well at night without worrying about the gas and spoiled food. What a great random act!!!
Great job to station 8s crew who diligently worked to help a stranded family. We were able to get them some food, put gas in their car, an put them up in a hotel for a few days. The crews and family were deeply impacted and were able to get back on the road a few days later rested and with full bellies.
Mr Miller was with Detroit PD for 28 years and retired here in Albuquerque with his wife. Unfortunately, he has been diagnosed with cancer and much of the farm work has become difficult. We asked how we could help and they immediately mentioned their broken cart.
6year old Jacob was hit by a car last month and suffered severe injuries. The crews of AFD Engine 1 and Rescue 1 wanted to surprise Jacob with a new bike, helmet, and wheel reflectors so that when he was recovered nothing would stop him from ridding again
Random Acts was called by BCFD 34 for a family that was really in dire need, if anyone ever needed some kindness it was this family. E34 responded out to the mesa on a trailer fire and found a fully involved trailer, complete loss.
Random Acts partnered with Rachel's Courtyard.. the play ground for children at Presbyterian Hospital, to host a 4th of July party for the children too sick to leave the hospital for the holiday. It was a great event ...partnering the firefighters with the children and playing games, throwing water balloons, and eating too much food!!
A few days ago AFD Firefighter Brian Jackson and his family were out grabbing lunch when they noticed a homeless man with four children. They stopped and bought the family lunch but wanted to do more.
Last week a fire at the Mountain Run Apartment complex devastated the lives of eight families that lost everything. One of those family really captured the hearts of the firefighters who responded to the fire because one of the items lost in the fire was this family's son's prosthetic leg.
Random Acts is trying to help a young girl raise money to combat the mounting medical expenses for open heart surgery
Samantha, along with her two kids aged 2 and 6, lost everything in a fire a few weeks ago. Still trying to recover, they needed a few items to get back on their feet.
Random Acts identified, with the help of the Albuquerque Rescue Mission and firefighters on the trucks, 106 families that were in need of help for Thanksgiving
The crews from AFD E8 & R16 kept running calls for a woman in their district that was wheelchair bound and always having a hard time getting in and out of the house for ongoing cancer treatments. The crews got together, designed and built a wheelchair ramp
once your car seats have been involved in an accident you have to get rid of them and replace them. See how Random Acts helped the crews at BCFD 41s help a family after a wreck.
For Thanksgiving 2015 some the the Board of Directors of The Firefighters Random Acts along with L15, E15, R15 and a few wonderful volunteers served food to 150 residence at a HUD senior living facility.
We at Random Acts can hardly believe the number of volunteers we had come out to help us today. We had identified 156 families in need of Thanksgiving meals
This year Random Acts had the pleasure of helping 350 children in the Albuquerque area receive Christmas presents who might not have otherwise. We are so blessed to be able to host this event every year.
It takes an army of wrapping elves to pull off wrapping presents for 350 kids in just a few hours. Huge thank you to all of our dedicated volunteers who came out to help, the crew at BCFD 33 for opening up your house to us, and everyone who made today possible!!!
Random Acts received a nomination to help a family down on their luck that needed a little help getting back on their feet. We were able to deliver beds, groceries, and a couch to the family and they were so grateful that grandpa began to cry thinking of how to thank us. We do these things to bless others but in turn we are blessed beyond measure ourselves.
A BCFD FFs wife, Anne contacted us about an amazing family in need. Their circumstances left them with no furniture, beds, or basic household goods. Random Acts was able to get them furniture, Beds for Kids gave them all new beds (thanks Steve), and we got them groceries and some school clothes for the kids