Why Thank a First Responder?

Receiving thanks boosts the wellbeing and trauma resilience of first responders.

And saying thanks is good for you. With those two words, you increase your own health and happiness, show gratitude and respect, and give yourself the gift of a more positive outlook.

We were all taught that saying thank you is polite – but it’s so much more than that. Saying thank you is a powerful way to show those who make sacrifices for us that they are seen and appreciated.

We all feel grateful for the amazing work that first responders do to keep us safe, but we rarely remember to say thank you.

It’s time to change that.


Join us on 12 June 2024 to show how much we appreciate first responders.

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