Past Chief David Colligan displays a special poster he brought back from Disney World. He had it framed, and donated the print to the CFD in 2001. Behind the Chief hangs a sheet dedicated to the rescuers in New York City, signed by many Cromwell citizens after the September 11th disaster. The expression of community care and concern will be sent to one of the affected NYC firehouses.

Every year, our volunteer members provide well over 30,000 hours of service to the community, saving lives and property, and saving taxpayers well over $500,000. We leave our families, homes and workplaces to help neighbors in need.

Some reasons for making a donation to the CFD may include

  • thanks for services received
  • appreciation for services provided to a friend or family member
  • in celebration of an event or an anniversary (birth of a baby, a life saved, etc.)
  • in memory of a loved one
  • to support our training programs
  • to buy special equipment (defibrillators, thermal imaging camera, etc.)
  • to support a specific aspect of our operations (EMS, fire/rescue, dispatch, ice rescue, water rescue, community education, etc.)

Donation checks payable to "Cromwell Fire Department" can be mailed to:
Cromwell Fire Department
82 Court Street
Cromwell, CT 06416-0269

Special donations are also welcome. Ed and Barbara Clapp donated a 18' boat for river rescues; the Cromwell Women's League donated teddy bears to be carried on our ambulances for children; several civic organizations helped raise funds to purchase AEDs (defibrillators); years ago the Lions Club donated an ambulance.

You might also choose to remember the CFD in a will or trust, or make a non-financial donation. Please contact the Chief for these matters.