The California Fire Foundation published a full-page story on the Andy Valenta Melanoma Foundation and presented Caylie with a donation to assist in raising awareness
IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Colorado Springs, Colorado
An International Tribute – September 16, 2023
Each year, the International Association of Fire Fighters hosts a fallen firefighter memorial at the beautifully designed granite memorial wall, located in the shadow of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs.
The memorial honors the sacrifice made by IAFF members who have given their lives in the line of duty across the US and Canada. Andy was memorialized on an international level at the 2023 memorial. Nearly 10,000 names have been engraved on the wall, his name now being one of them. His ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.
California Firefighters Memorial
A Fitting Tribute – July 30, 2022
The California Firefighters Memorial is a unique and moving tribute to firefighters statewide who have died in the line of duty.
This beautiful memorial in Sacramento depicts the heroism of the profession and the anguish felt when a firefighter falls in the line of duty. The centerpiece of the California Firefighters Memorial is a stunning brushed limestone Memorial Wall that currently carries the names of more than 1,500 California fallen firefighters who died in the line of duty.