Freedom Village at Brandywine Donates $10,000 to Local Fire Company

Donation to the East Brandywine FireFrom left to right: Joe Edwards, John Edwards, President of East Brandywine Fire Company, Danielle Geyer, Executive Director of Freedom Village at Brandywine, Vince D'Amico, Fire Chief of East Brandywine Fire Company, & Ken Ader /Submitted Image

WEST BRANDYWINE, PAFreedom Village at Brandywine, a prominent senior living community in Chester County, has announced a generous donation of $10,000 to the East Brandywine Fire Company (EBFC). The contribution was made during the fire company’s annual officer installation ceremony.

The EBFC plays a crucial role in the local community, providing essential services such as responding to fire alarms and offering emergency first responders for medical emergencies. Their services have been particularly vital amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, aiding with lift assistance and gathering critical medical information for EMTs.

In addition to their on-the-ground support, the EBFC has also conducted informative presentations on fire safety in community living and organized fire drills and evacuation exercises in Freedom Village’s Independent Living area. Their expertise has been instrumental in advising Freedom Village on equipment purchases, process improvements, and emergency planning, ensuring residents’ safety and well-being.

Freedom Village’s executive director, Danielle Geyer, attended the annual officer installation ceremony and delivered a heartfelt speech showing gratitude for the EBFC’s unwavering support. “Freedom Village at Brandywine is proud to support its local community, especially organizations like East Brandywine Fire Company who continuously put the safety and lives of others before themselves,” said Geyer. “By contributing $10,000 to the fire company, we hope to further enhance its ability to serve and protect our community.”

Several residents from Freedom Village also attended the ceremony, showcasing their appreciation for the fire company’s dedicated service. This donation, along with the visible support from the community, underscores Freedom Village’s commitment to fostering strong relationships with local organizations and ensuring the safety and well-being of its residents.

The generous donation from Freedom Village will contribute to the EBFC’s operational costs, supporting their vital work and reinforcing the strong bonds between the senior living community and the local service providers. This partnership exemplifies how local businesses and services can work together to create a safer, more supportive community.

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