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Fallen Hero

The 100 Club of Buffalo is an organization the “Serves those that serve” with a mission to be there to support the families of emergency responders who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. One of the major initiatives of the 100 Club of Buffalo is the Fallen Emergency Service Provider Program (FESP). Through this program, the 100 Club offers pro-bono (no-cost) legal assistance and financial assistance for families as well as assistance with funeral arrangements and financial support for burial expenses.

The 100 Club also assists families when making a death benefit claim under the Public Safety Officer Benefit (PSOB) program. This program of the Department of Justice provides benefits to the survivors of fallen first responders.

Benefits provided include:
  • Death benefit of $343,589

  • Education assistance of $1,024/month

  • Disability benefits to officers catastrophically and permanently injured in the line of duty

  • The 100 Club of Buffalo has secured and distributed more than $3.4 million in death benefits to more than 70 families under the PSOB program.

  • The 100 Club has raised and distributed more than $500,000 in financial assistance to members and families of Western New York first responders.

  • The 100 Club has awarded more than $400,000 in scholarships to first responders’s children and active first responders.

For more information and assistance with specific claims, notifications, form submissions or immediate FESP/PSOB issues should be directed to Arthur F. DuCouet Musarra PLLC at 716-831-1560.