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Hope for Heroes Gala raises funds for First Responders in need

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Emergency Chaplain Group, a nonprofit organization that offers crisis chaplaincy services to emergency service personnel and their families, hosted their 6th annual Hope for Heroes gala on Saturday, November 4 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott & Convention Center.

Go behind the scenes with Hello Woodlands and take a tour of the event:

The event was the organization’s annual fundraising celebration, where funds raised go to the invaluable peer-to-peer counseling services to First Responders in need. The keynote speaker for the event was Canadian firefighter/paramedic Kevin Davison, who is a singer/songwriter internationally recognized for his music video of “When Those Sirens Have Gone,” a tribute to First Responders who have encountered the effects of post-traumatic stress.

The black-tie-optional event included dinner, the keynote address, live entertainment, silent auction, live auction, and raffle.

Emergency Chaplain Group, founded in 1998, is a group of specially trained chaplains who respond to the needs of the first responder community both on-scene and “behind-scene,” with an emphasis on Critical Incident Stress and Post Traumatic Stress services. The services offered by the group are without regard to religious affiliation (or lack thereof). For more information, visit www.emchap.org or call 855.4EM.CHAP (855.436.2427).

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