The mission of Behind The Badge Charities, Inc. is to provide support and assistance to all public safety professionals working in Fort Bend County. This includes, peace officers, fire fighters, local correctional officers, emergency medical technicians, probation officers, and 9-1-1 emergency communications professionals serving with local governmental or volunteer emergency services organizations within Fort Bend County.
"Miracles happen everyday. My wife received a double-lung transplant. Behind the Badge was there. They helped with our mortgage, everyday bills, food — whatever we needed. Behind the Badge are the unsung heroes who helped us out."
"I've been with Behind the Badge Charities from the beginning. It has been a blessing to be part of this organization. They have helped hundreds of first responders and their families here in the Fort Bend County area."
"I received my scholarships from Behind the Badge my freshman and sophomore years. I wrote my essay about my dad — the long hours, the late nights, helping the community — putting others above himself."
Graduating high school senior or current college student whose parent or legal guardian is a current or honorably retired peace officer, reserve peace officer, correctional officer, probation officer, emergency medical technician/paramedic, firefighter, or 9-1-1 dispatcher serving with a governmental or volunteer emergency response agency within Fort Bend County, Texas.
Behind the Badge Charities provides financial support to Fort Bend County first responders in time of family tragedy or crisis. The "10-33" Responder Assistance Fund provides need-based grants to individual first responders who have suffered injury, serious illness, or other disaster that traditional insurance or other assistance has not covered.