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We Pledge to Never Forget FDNY Lieutenant Brian J. Sullivan

We join all of New York City in mourning the loss of FDNY Lieutenant Brian J. Sullivan.  Lieutenant Sullivan died this weekend from injuries sustained in the line of duty.  A true hero, Lieutenant Sullivan bravely served in the FDNY as a 27-year veteran of the department. We send our sincere condolences to Lieutenant Sullivan’s grieving…

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Sean & Kyle’s 3rd Annual Lemonade Stand

Sean, 7, and Kyle, 5, Griffin put on their third annual lemonade stand on Friday, August 2 and, once again, are donating the profits to Answer the Call! The idea took shape in the summer of 2017, when the brothers decided to have a lemonade stand in their grandmother’s front lawn. Rather than keeping the…

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Day in the Life Program: Samantha Stewart at Institute of Culinary Education

“Day in the Life” is our mentorship program where the teenage and young adult members of our families get to discover new possibilities for their future goals. Samantha Stewart is the daughter of fallen Brooklyn police officer, Dillon Stewart, who was killed in the line of duty in 2005. As part of “Day in the…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Anne Windberry-Mordente

Anne Winberry-Mordente started running about three years ago right after her brother, Patrick, passed away as a method to help cope with her grief. She was working overnights and not sleeping great so running ended up being a great stress reliever. Anne likes to clarify that she is by no means a runner and this…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Kathryn Metz

Kathryn Metz was a volunteer firefighter for 11 years – it’s where she met her husband, another volunteer firefighter, and not long after her brother signed on to be a volunteer firefighter, as well. Kathryn knows plenty of firefighters and she understands the significance of what they do on a regular basis. Therefore, when she…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Andrew Webber

Andrew Webber never loved running until it was taken away from him. Andrew played lacrosse through high school and college, and suffered an injury towards the end of his career and he needed four knee surgeries to recover. He was about 25 years old when he had the final surgery and he immediately committed to…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Adam Lublinsky

Adam Lublinsky is a Baltimore County Fire Fighter running for Team Answer the Call in his first NYC Marathon. When he was looking into a fundraising team for the marathon, he wanted something near and dear to him – something that he can wrap his heart around and support fully. Adam knows from personal experience…

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