Firefighter Appreciation Month

Each September, businesses, celebrities, and individuals join the California Fire Foundation in acknowledging our heroic California firefighters.  Whether hosting an event, activity or donating a specialty item to raise funds for the California Fire Foundation, companies of all sizes showcase their dedication to the community while supporting our local heroes.

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To find out how your business can get involved in Firefighter Appreciation Month, CLICK HERE. To sign/submit your agreement form, CLICK HERE. To view the toolkit available for participating businesses, CLICK HERE.

Individuals can also help support the cause. CLICK HERE to see how you can get involved.

Text FIRE to 707070 to donate to the California Fire Foundation. Message and data rates may apply.

This is not just a month-long fundraising event but also a month-long awareness campaign. Contact the California Fire Foundation at or 916-641-1707 for more information on how you can participate.

CLICK HERE to see highlights from past Firefighter Appreciation Months.

CLICK HERE to see press coverage of this year’s Firefighter Appreciation Month.

CLICK HERE to see social media mentions from this year’s Firefighter Appreciation Month.


CLICK HERE to see a Calendar of Events


Coral Tree Cafe 

Location: Beverly Hills

September 1 – September 30

Order the Firehouse Sliders during Firefighter Appreciation Month and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the California Fire Foundation to support our heroes.

Heat Holders

Location: Online

September 1 – September 30

1% of every order from Heat Holders during the month of September will go directly towards the California Fire Foundation in support of Firefighter Appreciation Month.

Loop Neighborhood 

Locations: All Loop Stores

September 1 – September 30

1% of inside store sales (excluding fuel) will be donated to the California Fire Foundation in the month of September in honor of Firefighter Appreciation Month.

M Street Kitchen & Stella Barra

Location: Santa Monica

September 1 – September 30

All month long, M Street Kitchen & Stella Barra restaurant will be serving their specialty cocktail the Stop, Drop & Roll, with muddled poblanos & strawberries, shaken with vodka, lime & agave, and topped with a dash of Hellfire bitters! In honor of Firefighter Appreciation month, a portion of every Stop Drop & Roll sold during the month of September will be donated to the California Fire Foundation, benefiting the families of our fallen firefighters.

Planet Salon

Location: Los Angeles

August 1 – September 30

For new guests, Planet Salon will be offering a special $35 Blow Dry with donations to the California Fire Foundation for Firefighter Appreciation Month.


California Pizza Kitchen

Location: All California Restaurants

September 11

At all locations in California, show either a printed or digital copy of this promotional flyer and 20% of your total food and beverage purposes will be donated for Firefighter Appreciation Month.

Vineyard Vines

Locations: Walnut Creek, Carmel, Manhattan Beach, Century City, San Diego, Tiburon, Fashion Island, Stanford, Burlingame and Corte Madera

September 13

Update your fall wardrobe at Vineyard Vines at locations across the state and 20% of sales will be donated to the California Fire Foundation in honor of Firefighter Appreciation Month

M Street Kitchen

Location: Santa Monica

September 26

During lunch on September 26th, the Santa Monica Fire Department will be bringing an old 1958 style rig down to M Street Kitchen and park it out front throughout the afternoon. At 5 pm they will also be bringing two modern rigs along with the firefighters who aren’t on call to talk to guests, take pictures, and give tours of the rigs until 8 PM! A portion of all sales from 5-8 PM will be donated to both the California Fire Foundation and the Santa Monica Firefighters Relief Fund.

Panini Kabob Grill

Location: Playa Vista Concert Park

September 27

Join Panini Kabob Grill in Playa Vista Concert Park on September 27th from 5-8 PM for a Firefighter Appreciation Celebration featuring family-friendly activities and great food. 100% of food sales at the event will benefit the California Fire Foundation for Firefighter Appreciation Month.

Wag Hotels

Locations: Oakland, Redwood City, San Francisco, Santa Clara, West Sacramento, San Diego, Carson, West Los Angeles, Hollywood

Tickets on sale starting September 1, Event on October 27

Join Wag Hotels this October for their 5th Annual Haunted Howloween Party! Tickets are going on sale for Firefighter Appreciation Month, and 100% of the proceeds from tickets will be donated to the California Fire Foundation. Just click the link above for your nearest location, and choose your own price for your donation. This will be a family-friendly and of course pet-friendly good time, so get those costumes ready!