UFU Victoria

United Firefighters Union of Australia
Victorian Branch


It’s wonderful to hear about Jack Sullivan’s involvement in supporting the community through his charity Rafiki Yangu and organizing such a positive experience for local children at fire station 53 in Sunbury.

This initiative not only fosters a spirit of community engagement but also helps build positive relationships between firefighters and the community, especially with the younger generation.

By providing an opportunity for children to engage with firefighters in a fun and informative way, it helps foster trust, respect, and admiration for the work that firefighters do.

Additionally, initiatives like these can also serve as valuable educational experiences, helping children understand the importance of fire safety, emergency preparedness, and the role of firefighters in keeping the community safe.

As a firefighters union, supporting and encouraging these community outreach efforts can help strengthen our relationship with the communities we serve and showcase the dedication of your members to not only fighting fires but also making a positive impact beyond emergency response.

Overall, initiatives like the one organized by Jack Sullivan through Rafiki Yangu demonstrate the power of community partnerships and the positive influence that outreach programs can have on fostering goodwill and building stronger, more resilient communities.