The Tomslake & District Fire Department has a Donation Jar at each of their community functions. The donations are then given to a cause that is involved with serving the needs of firefighters. They have chosen to make a $136.00 donation to the Foundation Fund.

Thank You Tomslake Firefighters!!!!

This Foundation or Benevolent Fund was established to help out Firefighter’s or their family members when emergent needs arise.  It has be used in the past to grant funds in the case of death in the family, severe illnesses, a need to travel for health care and so on.

The Fund is maintained through donations of $10 per firefighter per year. Membership is optional but is only open to members of this association, The Volunteer Firefighters’ Association of B.C.  As well, the use of the program funds is restricted to only those departments that have paid and continue to pay into the fund in an ongoing basis.

To Become a member you simply begin to send your $10 per firefighter into the Volunteer Firefighters FoundationFund at:

  • Volunteer Firefighters Foundation Fund
  • C/O Volunteer Firefighters’ Association of B.C.
  • Box 3026
  • Castlegar, B.C.
  • V1N 3H4

Claims are made through your local Fire Chief who contacts:

And / Or

  • Mac Gregory
  • Box 3026
  • Castlegar, B.C.
  • V1N 3H4
  • Ph. (250) 365-7720 or
  • Cell (250) 365-1802
  • email:

Please note the administration of the fund has been moved to the office of the Volunteer Firefighters’ Association of B.C. in Castlegar.

Please pass this information form on to your Volunteer Firefighters.

To participate in the Foundation Fund you MUST BE A MEMBER of the Volunteer Firefighters’ Assoc. of B.C.

Headed Foundation Fund Members as of July 23, 2019

  • 70 Mile Volunteer Fire Dept.
  • 108 Mile VFD
  • 150 Mile VFD
  • Barlow Creek VFD
  • Bear Lake
  • Beaverly Fire Rescue
  • Boston Bar/North Bend
  • Bouchie Lake VFD
  • Buckhorn Vol. Fire Dept.
  • Burton Volunteer Fire Dept.
  • Canal Flats Fire Dept.
  • Chase VFD
  • Christina Lake
  • Deka Lake VFD
  • Duncan Fire Dept
  • Ferndale/Tabor Fire Dept.
  • Forest Grove VFD
  • Fort St. James Fire Dept.
  • Gabriola VFD
  • Gibsons Fire Dept
  • Greeny Lake
  • Hixon Fire Dept.
  • Honeymoon Bay Fire Dept.
  • Interlakes VFD
  • Keremeos Fire Dept.
  • Kersley VFD
  • Lac La Hache VFD
  • Lone Butte
  • Malaspina VFD
  • Mayne Island Fire Dept
  • McBride Fire Dept.
  • Mi0cene VFD
  • Mill Bay VFD
  • Nakusp Fire Dept
  • Naramata Fire Dept
  • North Galiano VFD
  • North Oyster VFD
  • OK Falls Fire Dept
  • Ootischenia VFD
  • Otter Point VFD
  • Parksville
  • Pass Creek VFD
  • Pemberton VFD
  • Pender Island Fire Rescue
  • Pilot Mountain VFD
  • Quadra Island Fire Dept.
  • Roberts Creek VFD
  • Salmon Valley VFD
  • Salt Spring Island
  • Sandspit Volunteer Fire
  • Department
  • Shell-Glen VFD
  • Sproat Lake VFD
  • SunPeaks Fire Rescue
  • Tarrys Volunteer Fire Dept.
  • Taylor VFD
  • Ten Mile VFD
  • Tofino VFD
  • Tomslake & District VFD
  • Tulameen & District
  • Tumbler Ridge
  • Valemount Fire Dept
  • Van Anda
  • West Fraser VFD
  • Wildwood VFD