DC-area First Responders.
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What We Do
Here for you.
Here for good.
HEROES, Inc.® supports the spouses and children of law enforcement officers and firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty to the greater Washington, D.C. community. Our singular goal is to honor the supreme sacrifice made by these individuals by caring for their families. This support begins within 24 hours of the tragic loss and continues indefinitely.
You have a new family. We’re never going away. We’re always going to be here. We’ll never close the books.
Bud Doggett, Founder, HEROES, Inc.®
I explained my finances to them and Mr. Doggett immediately made a motion among the people there to pay my mortgage for a year.
Husband of fallen Fairfax County police officer
Preparing their children for the future is what the scholarship fund is about. And seeing that come to fruition is one of the most rewarding things HEROES® in involved with.
Michael Harreld, Former Board Member, HEROES, Inc.®
HEROES is a blessing that you hope you never need. But if you do, it’s there.
Cathy L. Lanier, Former Chief, Metropolitan Police Department
Since 1964, HEROES® has brought together caring members of our city to help support the families of fallen law enforcement officers and firefighters. Learn about our founder, Bud Doggett, and how HEROES® has served hundreds of local families as a result of his compassionate leadership.
2000Cherrie W. Doggett named President of HEROES, Inc.®
2008Bud Doggett passed away
2017200 families helped
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