MSA, DuPont Personal Protection, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are teaming up again in 2022 to provide volunteer fire departments with four sets of new, state-of-the-art Globe turnout gear through MSA and DuPont’s annual Globe Gear Giveaway program. A total of 52 jackets, 52 pants, and 52 helmets will be awarded to 13 volunteer fire departments in need in 2022 to increase firefighter safety.
To be eligible to apply, departments must:
- Be over 50% volunteer
- Serve a population of 25,000 or less
- Be located in the U.S. or Canada and legally organized under state/province law
- Be a member of the NVFC. MSA will provide complimentary NVFC memberships to the first 500 applicants.
- Demonstrate a need for the gear
Volunteer departments may view full program criteria and apply by June 1 at www.nvfc.org/gear. Winners will be announced monthly between July and December.
Since 2012, 611 sets of turnouts and 156 helmets have been awarded to 134 departments through the Gear Giveaway program, valued at over one million dollars’ worth of life-saving gear.