POLICE VESTS

High quality vests cost about $1,000.

Canines in some PD's do not have a vest !

K-9  BALLISTIC  VESTS  FOR  FREE !

If you know of a K-9 officer in need of a Ballistics Vest, please have their handler contact us directly for more information!

Email our founder Dr. Stacy Raymond directly at responderwellness@gmail.com

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This year RWI provided 12 new high quality ballistic vests to officers at the Waterbury PD at half price
(just over $400).

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RWI Board members present DEMAS Social Worker Scott Alvord with a half price vest.  Scott rides with Officer Pete Elste, head of CIT at Danbury PD, and also the Police Rep for RWI.  Pete received his discounted ballistic vest last year.

FIRE  BOOTS

High quality station Fire boots cost close to $300.  Most Fire fighters have to buy their own station boots !  In 2021 RWI gave away TEN $200 gift certificates from Herkimer Industries for HAIX boots.  

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EMS scholarship $

RWI President Stacy Raymond and President Dan Welch presented Vintech Management Service reps Nick Paproski and Kelly McDonnell with a $2500 check to assist them with obtaining DT4 EMS Instructor Training for Kelly.  She will then go on to train 80 EMT and /or Paramedic students in defensive tactics, an amazing asset for their safety throughout their careers.

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Last year RWI donated $3,000 to Danbury Hospital EMS to help pay the cost of training 9 new EMTs

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In 2021 RWI donated $1500 to Brookfield Fire/EMS to defray the cost of training a new class of EMTs.

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JUST  FOR  FIRST  RESPONDERS
YOGA  CLASSES

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Every 1st & 3rd Thursday at Stony Hill Volunteer FD in Bethel.  Time:  5:15pm.  FREE Basic Yoga class.  No experience necessary.  Mats provided.  

AA  BOOKS

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GYM  MEMBERSHIPS

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Vest Program made possible through a very generous donation by
Ridgefield Thrift Shop !
Thank you !