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Foundation donates $200K to sons of slain FDNY EMT

Along with the donation, Yadira Arroyo’s five sons were given a portrait of their mother

By EMS1 Staff

NEW YORK —An organization wants to make sure fallen FDNY EMT’s Yadira Arroyo’s five sons are taken care of. reported that the Tunnel to Towers Foundation presented a check to Arroyo’s sons for $200,000 at a gala at the One Word Trade Center Thursday night. Donations poured in from 37 states as well as the U.K. after Arroyo was run over and killed by a man who stole her ambulance last month.

Along with the donation, artist Scott Lobaido presented a portrait of Arroyo that the foundation commissioned him to create for her sons.