About Us

The purpose of Feed the Firefighters is to support firefighters and other emergency personnel who serve the community through their heroic work.

It does this by supplying food and other nourishment during emergencies of extended duration and increasing public awareness of the contributions firefighters make to the community.

Board of Directors

  • » Denise Doyle


  • » Catherine Doyle

    VP & Secretary

  • » F. Stephen Glass

    Councilor of Glass Law Group

  • » Bryant Woodall

    Swift Creek Fire Department

  • » Keila M. Keadle


  • » Chief Edward Brinson

    Director of NC State Fire Association

  • » Barry Doyle


Success Stories


The Barry J. Doyle Scholarship established by Feed the Firefighters Foundation in 2018 aims to help cover educational expenses for those pursuing firefighter certifications and education in Wake County. The recipient will honor the late Barry Doyle founder of Barry’s Cafe and Feed the Firefighters Foundation. The recipient should embody an attitude of service and desire to meet the needs of his/her community. Qualifications for this scholarship include having a GPA of 3.0, Wake Country residency’s and have a high school or above education. For more information or interested please call (919) 412-7581 or by e-mail at info@feedthefirefighters.org.
To apply please fill out the application by June 30th. Click here to fill out the application.

If you are interested in making a gift to the Barry J. Doyle Scholarship please follow these instructions"

Visit this website - https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/ncc

Scroll to the bottom of the page, and type/enter in
“The Barry J. Doyle Scholarship – Fund #1790” for the field “Indicate which fund to apply your gift to”.

Sponsors & Friends


  • $10,000+
  • This could be you


  • $5,000-$10,000
  • Joel and Margaret Heath
  • SunTrust Bank
  • Barry's Cafe
  • Fairview Fire Department
  • Pierce Group
  • Rogers Insurance


  • $2,500-$5,000
  • Carolina Chicken, Inc.
  • Progress Energy
  • Swift Creek Firefighters Fund
  • Raleigh Firefighters


  • $500-$2,500
  • Carolina Chicken, Inc.
  • Triangle United Way
  • Progress Energy
  • Swift Creek Firefighters Fund
  • Gerald Atkins, Sr.
  • Dragon Slayers Motorcycle Club
  • Raleigh Firefighters
  • Dr. Jack and Carol Fritz
  • Apex Volunteer Fire Department
  • Durham Highway Fire Protection
    Association, Inc.

Community News

June, 2020
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January, 2018
Barry J. Doyle Scholarship established to support Wake County firefighters
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October, 2018
He fed Wake County firefighters for 25 years. See what his family is doing for them now.
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January, 2017
Be Sure to LIFE and Follow Us On Facebook
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November, 2016
Feed The Firefighters Brings Supplies to Firefighters in Western NC
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February, 2015
Feed The Firefighters Foundation featured on Life To The Max TV
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June, 2013
Feed the Fire Fighters Hosts First Benefit Jam!

October, 2012
Feed The Firefighters Foundation Now Accepting Donations via PayPal
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Contact Us

  • By Phone You can contact us by phone at (919) 412-7581.
  • By Email You can contact us by e-mail at info@feedthefirefighters.org.
  • By Mail Feed The Firefighters
    3900 Headwater Court
    Raleigh, NC 27606