Enhancing the quality of life in WNY by donating to individuals, families and community programs in honor of our hero, John. Turning tragedy into purpose.
The family and friends of John J. Fiore founded the John J. Fiore Memorial Golf Tournament in 2009 (incorporated as The John Fiore Foundation in 2019) as a way to honor John's memory after he passed away on Flight 3407 in Clarence, New York on February 12, 2009. He dedicated his life to his family and his country, spending 30 years serving our country in both the United States Marine Corps and the United States Air Force. He fought for our freedom in Vietnam, Desert Storm and had 2 tours of duty in the Iraqi War. John retired from active duty in 2006 and was due to retire from his civilian career at Washington Mills in 2011. Our hero continues to be sorely missed. John always had a special place in his heart for children, having spearheaded fundraisers for Children's Hospital and various local organizations. We have been able to raise $217,800 in our first ten years. In addition, we raised $21,200 for local families in need. That brings our ten year grand total to $239,000. The family and friends of John thank everyone that has played a role in our success, we couldn't do it without the love and support of so many wonderful people.
President and Co-Founder
Treasurer and Co-Founder
The John Fiore Foundation is recognized as a public foundation under Internal Revenue Codes section 509(a), a public operating foundation under Internal Revenue Code 4942(j)(3) and has 501(c)(3) status