Provides college education to the surviving children of Hillsborough County Firefighters who die in the line of duty, or as a result of a duty related illness or injury. Occurs in any case that federal, state, municipal and/or other charitable benefits fail to cover the cost of college tuition for the surviving children.

Provides COBRA health care payments for a period of 1-year from the time of death to the surviving spouse and children of Hillsborough County Firefighters who die in the line of duty, or as a result of a duty related illness or injury. Occurs in any case that federal, state, municipal and/or other charitable benefits fail to cover the cost of health care coverage for the surviving spouse and children.

Provides travel to, and lodging at, the International Association of Fire Fighters Memorial Ceremony for the surviving spouse and children of Hillsborough County Firefighters who die in the line of duty, or as a result of a duty related illness or injury.

Provides timely financial assistance and support to Hillsborough County firefighter families who suffer a death or catastrophic injury in the immediate family that causes severe financial hardship. This benefit will be based on the needs of surviving family and may include, but is not limited to, funeral costs, legal/financial consulting, mortgage assistance and medical bills. Provides a standard donation to trust funds established by firefighter organizations and charities who request assistance. Established on behalf of the families of deceased or disabled firefighters, these organizations often establish trust funds to overcome catastrophic financial situations. Requests for assistance are often made to firefighters throughout the United States.