Gold Shield Foundation | Overview

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Published on February 13, 2018

Author: ScottSpencer39

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1. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Police & Fire GoldShieldFoundation.org

2. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Who We Are: • Founded 1997 – Non-Profit 501 3(c) > Monsignor Dillon, Team / Board Members & Others • We Serve 1st Responders: Police / Fire / EMS • Line of duty death or injury • “Aflac for Supplemental Income” (2nd / 3rd Jobs) • Assist with a broad range of needs • Coordinate with other organizations The Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta

3. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Recent National Statistics: • 24 Gunfire Deaths - 27% • 83 LOD Deaths - 6% • 34 Auto-related + 10% The Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta

4. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Correctional Officer Gregory Dale Mitchell GA Department of Corrections EOW: Tuesday, July 7th Cause of Death: Accidental Age 50 LEO Deaths: A 6-Month Illustration The Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta Sheriff Ladson O'Connor Montgomery Co. Sheriff's Office EOW: Tuesday, June 16th Cause of Death: Vehicle Pursuit Age 42 Detective Terence Avery Green Fulton Co. Police Dept. EOW: Wednesday, March 4th Cause of Death: Gunfire Age 48 Police Officer Darryl Wallace Clayton Co. Police Dept. EOW: Sunday, March 15th Cause of Death: Auto Accident Age 26

5. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Police & Firefighter Survivors Wait Years for Death Benefits • U.S. Public Safety Benefits Program (est. 1976) • 1-Time Payment: $340,000 (approx. / ave.) • 750 Families Still Waiting • 140-160 LEO Killed in the Line of Duty – Annually The Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta ref: USA Today Report: Study of 1,500 cases since 2009

6. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Who We Serve: • Those Killed or Injured On The Job RECENT POLICE DEPARTMENT CASES: • Clayton Co. PD: Shooting • Conyers PD: Heart Attack • Atlanta PD: Traffic Accident The Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta

7. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Who We Serve: • Those Killed or Injured On The Job RECENT FIRE DEPARTMENT CASES: • Atlanta FD: Injury / EMS Call • Atlanta FD: Injury • Hall Co. FD: Injury The Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta

8. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Gold Shield Foundation Video The Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta

9. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire How We Are Funded: • Boot Drives • Corporate Sponsorships • Individual Donations • Special Events • 5Ks / Football Games / Bike Rides Some Areas of Greatest Need: • Social Media & Email Promotion • Member Volunteers • Corporate Sponsorships The Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta

10. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Other ways to help: • Volunteers: • Participate in our Mission • Community Outreach • Contact Those in Need • Pro-bono / In-Kind Services The Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta

11. Gold Shield Foundation of Metro Atlanta GoldShieldFoundation.org Police & Fire Police & Fire GoldShieldFoundation.org

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