Events & Activities

Zumbathon: “Beat The Heat” 2017

The Firefighters Burn Institute, fourth ZUMBATHON ®, Beat the Heat. Join us as we “Beat the Heat” while exercising with some of Sacramento’s best Zumba ® Instructors and Sacramento’s heroic Firefighters!

There will also be:

  • Fire Engine Display
  • Pictures with Sacramento’s Firefighters
  • Raffle
  • Shirt design station

Last Year’s Event

Zumbathon “Beat the Heat” 2016 was a huge success!! visit CMYK Photography for event photos from the very talented Chris Kisela. Also make sure to check out our fun segment on Good Day Sacramento!

Bal Des Pompiers (Ball of the Firefighters)

Join us for an evening at the beautiful Brasserie Capitale restaurant in Downtown Sacramento for a Bastille Day celebration!

This French holiday has strong historic ties to the fire service and in honor of this tradition, Brasserie Capitale will be donating all proceeds from the event to the Firefighters Burn Institute.

Enjoy live music, wine, champagne, cocktails, food, dancing and more! Tickets available for purchase on Eventbrite.

First Responders Helles Lager Release Party

Save the date for the Second Annual First Responders Helles Lager Release Party at Sactown Union Brewery on Friday, July 21st! Hear personal accounts of the experience of being a Firefighter from our panel made up of local Firefighting heroes, enjoy delicious food and brews, listen to live music, and more! More information to come.

Big Day of Giving 2017

At the stroke of midnight on May 4th, the Sacramento region will come together for one Big Day of Giving – a 24 hour giving challenge that helps affirm what we all know makes this the place we call home the best a community can be. Join us by logging onto between 12am – 11:59pm on Tuesday, May 4rd and give where your heart is!
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Tough Mudder Sacramento: Team FFBI

Tough Mudder 2017

Firefighters and Nurses from the local area are getting ready to get muddy for a good cause! On Saturday, June 10th, team FFBI (Firefighters vs. Nurses) will be running the rigorous 10 to 12 mile, 20+ obstacle Tough Mudder course at Gibson Ranch County Park in Elverta, CA. They have pledged to collectively raise $10,000 for the FFBI before the big day!

Support their fundraising goals by donating through their 2017 Crowdrise campaign.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact our office at (916)739-8525 or

Upcoming 2017 Tough Mudder Fundraising Events

Saturday, May 6- Sactown Union x Tough Mudder Event (2PM to 6PM)
Join us for a beer (or few) at Sactown Union Brewery in Sacramento for an afternoon of jazz music by Element Brass Band, Smokers Wild BBQ and a special release of the First Responders Helles Lager. $2 of each Helles Lager purchased and $1 from all other beers will be added to the Tough Mudders fundraising totals which will all go to the Firefighters Burn Institute. Families and friends welcome!

Wednesday, May 17- Franco’s Kitchen Fundraiser (5PM to 9PM)
Franco’s Kitchen in Lodi will be donating all the proceeds from their famous chili and a percentage of the proceeds from all other orders between 5PM and 9PM. Please join us for some great food and don’t forget to show your flyer!

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