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Random Acts of Christmas 2015

Oakland Firefighters Random Acts had a very busy and giving 2015 Holiday Season.  Oakland Firefighters delivered over 1,000 gift-wrapped presents to children in need in Oakland who otherwise may not have had a very merry Christmas.  Firefighters playing Santa Claus … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Science

Oakland Firefighters Random Acts, in partnership with Chabot Space & Science Center and the East Bay Astronomical Society, recently made four (4) Random Acts of Science presentations at Hoover Elementary, Acorn-Woodland Elementary, RISE Community School & New Highland Academy, and … Continue reading

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Backpacks for Oakland Youth Aspire

OFD Station 3 fire crew delivered school kits with school supplies to the Oakland Youth Aspire organization in West Oakland. Some happy kids ready for school.

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OFD Station 16′s Random Act for the Godinez Family

The fire crews at Station 16 were on a camping trip in Livermore, CA when they met the Godinez Family who was camping next to them. Mom was raising four (4) daughters by herself and, at the moment, lived in … Continue reading

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Jonathan’s Day at OFD Station 20

Jonathan is a 20 year-old young adult male who is battling cancer and has maintained a positive attitude during his fight. What seems to be driving him throughout this tumultuous process is his passion for music. Jonathan, loves to make … Continue reading

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Making A Difference After the 911 Call

Oakland Firefighters from Station 26, B shift, responded to a 911 call at an apartment building for Faapisa Maea which, fortunately, had a good outcome.  But,  while attending to the call, the Firefighters noticed that there was no furniture in … Continue reading

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Christmas Comes To Ariel Outreach Mission

Oakland Firefighters Random Acts partnered with IAFF Local 55 and Oakland Black Firefighters Association to bring food, blankets, diapers, general supplies, monetary donations and a lot of LOVE to the Ariel Outreach Mission, a transitional housing shelter for women and … Continue reading

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Calvin Goes To The Prom – In Style

17 year-old Calvin has cancer and missed his school prom at McClymonds High School because of his diagnosis. His social worker at Oakland Children’s Hospital contacted Random Acts after she did some research and found a non-profit organization called Shiri … Continue reading

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Healing After the Fire

Last Sunday, Capt. Bob Nylander and Station 20 responded to a classroom fire at Sobrante Park Elementary School. Today, Station 20 returned to the school to bring some gifts and some healing to the students and their teacher, Ms. Becerra, … Continue reading

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