Ocean City Helping Heroes Foundation

You can be an everyday hero to the heroes that protect and serve our community.

Helping Those Who Serve

Our Community!


This non-profit, charitable foundation is run by first responders and community members who are actively involved in responding to residents, businesses, and visitors who call for help during an emergency.

Fire & EMS


Emergency Services

911 Operators

Beach Patrol


Provide mental health crisis support for our first responders and government employees.

Provide training and education to first responders in the area of mental health, wellness, and fitness, improving their quality of life and providing for a stronger work force of public safety professionals.

Provide financial assistance to firefighters, police officers, 911 dispatchers, and other first responders during their time of need. This can be as the result of an injury or illness.

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How Your Donations Have Helped To-Date

January 2023

Assistance Type: Financial Support

Firefighter Diagnosed w/ Testicular Cancer

Assistance will be used for travel expenses for second opinion and treatment.

Assistance Type: Financial Support

Therapy Dog Program

Allowed the therapy dog program to be founded and functional.

February 2023

Therapy Dog Program

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The Ocean City Fire Department has welcomed its first therapy dog, K-9 Max, a 20-month old Labrador Retriever. Max has special skills and training to help first-responders and members of the Ocean City Community after traumatic events.

Max has special training and skills that he will use at local schools, community events, to build relationships with local families.