Thank You Matt and Lisa Wilsey & NYS Tool Company

Thank You Matt and Lisa Wilsey & NYS Tool Company

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On December 8, New York State Tool Company hosted their Holiday Dinner event at Valentino’s in Washington Mills, NY. At this event Cathy Jenkins, office manager, along with Matt and Lisa Wilsey presented Brian and Sarah McQueen with a $5,000 donation to the Believe 271 Foundation. This award came from a fund raiser held at the business this year. The members of the Believe 271 Foundation thanks the Wilsey’s along with the dedicated employees at New York State Tool. Donations such as this will assure us that no one will ever fight Cancer and life-threatening illnesses again.
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Believe 271 Foundation Creates Second Hood Program

Believe 271 Foundation Creates Second Hood Program

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The Believe 271 Foundation, through a project grant from Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi,and proceeds obtained from their Pink Tie Gala, have purchased 450 white firefighting hoods for interior firefighters in departments that participated in a survey sent out this past July. The Foundation has created a Standard Operating Best Practice for departments to use in creating a Second Hood Program at their Department. Research has proven that carcinogenic agents filter within these hoods when exposed to fires of today. While these 450 hoods will not cover every interior firefighter in Oneida and Herkimer Counties, it will provide a first step objective into protecting our volunteers from Cancer caused by dirty hoods. For those departments who submitted the survey back in July, we will begin distributing these hoods during the first part…
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