Vision, Mission & Values
Together, We're Stronger Than Any Illness
The vision of the Firefighter Cancer Support Network is to be the global leader in firefighter cancer support, awareness and education.
Our mission is to assist firefighters and EMS providers and their immediate families diagnosed with cancer by providing badge to badge support, training and guidance.
Together, we can provide comfort, strength, and hope by sharing our own experiences with the devastating effects of cancer.
Together, we can educate fire/EMS members about the importance of cancer screenings and early detection.
Together, we can promote an understanding that cancer does not have to be faced alone.
Together, we can make a difference.
Firefighter Cancer Support Network's 14 Points of Culture
We believe in being kind and willing to put others’ needs before our own.
We believe in standing by each other and guiding those we serve through their unique cancer journey with care, understanding and fellowship.
We believe in providing encouragement, emotional help and treating one another with a strong sense of friendship and loyalty.
We believe in fostering confidence and reliability by treating each person with respect and dignity.
We believe in service before self and we embrace the understanding that every person is equally valuable.
We believe in having a clear sense of ethical conduct, integrity, responsibility and allegiance to our cause at all times.
We believe we should take responsibility for our own actions.
We believe in making a positive difference to firefighters battling cancer and educating firefighters on occupational cancer prevention throughout the world.
We believe in being honest and having an uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles.
We believe in promoting the welfare of others and giving of our time and talent to help make life better for all.
We believe in acting promptly and efficiently to those we serve.
We believe in doing the right thing regardless of the cost and to lead where no one else will.
We believe in fostering a community of brotherhood and sisterhood that strives to maintain the well-being of all of its members.
We believe in leading with clear, open and honest communication at all times.