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Helping Our Community

The Firefighter's Charity of Central Florida is committed to helping our community on a local level. We support many different programs such as local cancer support programs, educational programs, and our largest project - a Helping Hand - our toy drive to help local families.

Toy Drive

A Helping Hand - Christmas Toy Drive

If you live in Lake County and your family needs a little assistance with toys for Christmas, we may be able to help! Sign up to see if you qualify to shop in our toy store. Toys for children infant to 12 years old are available. 


Please review our rules and guidelines to see if you qualify for assistance.


You must live in Lake County. Proof of residency required.

If approved, you must provide a copy of a birth certificate for each child you shop for.

We are unable to accommodate children

above the age of 12

After you apply, copy of your household W-2 must be submitted via email to:

Please review this programs guidelines

You will be notified if you have been approved with an appointment time and date and the location.

Collection Locations

Shopping Dates:

December 15

December 16

December 17


Helping Local Firefighter Families

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Battalion Chief Dan Miller

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Battalion Chief Dan Miller called Lake County Firefighters and Lake EMS crews to his home on September 18, 2019.  While crews were assessing him, he went into cardiac arrest. Crews were able to resuscitate him on the way to the hospital, however, he his heart stopped several more times at the hospital. 

Dan has recovered and returned to the fire service. Our Florian Fund was able to take care of his family and friends, day after day with daily meals at the hospital waiting room and lodging for the family at night.

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