Silver Shield Foundation Annual Greenwich Walk to Honor All First Responders

The Silver Shield Foundation is proud to announce its second Annual Greenwich Walk in honor of all first responders taking place on Saturday November 13, 2021, at Tod’s Point.

Walkers will raise funds to support the organization’s core mission of providing scholarships for children and surviving spouses of Police Officers, Firefighters and EMS members killed in the line of duty.

In attendance will be representatives from many agencies, including the Greenwich Police Department, Greenwich Fire Department, New York City Police Department, New York City Fire Department, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey State Police, Suffolk County Police Department and Nassau County Police Department.

Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo, Connecticut State Police Colonel Stavros Mellekas, New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea, and New York City Fire Department First Deputy Commissioner Laura Kavanagh will speak at the event. Silver Shield Foundation Trustee Chuck Scarborough will preside over the Opening Ceremony.

Several Silver Shield Foundation scholarship recipients will also walk in memory of their parent or spouse who died in the line of duty.

Walkers are being asked to donate or raise a minimum of $100 for the event and can register, donate, or sponsor on the Silver Shield Foundation website at

Walkers and VIP guests will begin arriving on site at 8:00am. The opening ceremony will begin at 9:30am, with the Walk kicking off at 10:00am. A rain date is set for Sunday November 14, 2021.

Since 1982, The Silver Shield Foundation has provided educational support and services for the children and surviving spouses of Police Officers and Firefighters, including EMS personnel, killed in the line of duty.