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Education Fund Established for Children of Firefighter Who Gave All

Lt. Richard Nappi Died in the Line of Duty

In honor and memory of the firefighter who died in the line of duty on Monday a fund has been established which will help to insure that the children of Lieutenant Richard A. Nappi will receive a proper education.

The scholarship fund was created at the request of the officers and members of Engine 237, and the donations can be sent to:

FDNY Foundation
Lieutenant Richard A. Nappi Children's Education Fund
9 Metrotech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

The foundation reassures the public that 100% of the donations received will be dedicated to the education fund.


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