Billy Parker Lifetime Achievement Award for Travis L. Maher presented to his sons Riley and Maddox
Sunday, 19 February 2023
On Saturday February 18, 2023 Texas Task Force Foundation presented the Billy Parker Lifetime Achievement Award for Travis L. Maher to his sons Riley and Maddox Maher. We were fortunate to have Billy Parker himself there to present the award.
Pictured: Riley Maher, Maddox Maher, Billy Parker, Treasurer Chris Collier, Director Kevin Deramus, Director Keith Brown
Photo Credit : TEEX
Earlier today the Texas Task Force Foundation provided a donation of $8,769 to the Texas A&M Task Force 1 Water Team for a purchase of new equipment. The donation will allow the team to purchase 2 new top of the line water rated manikins that will create more realistic real-world simulations during training and a new boat motor diagnostic tool to keep their motors running at top performance.
Pictured (L to R): Director of Water Ops Kevin Deramus, President Charlie Abney, TX-TF...
Creation of Travis L. Maher Relief & Outreach Fund
Wednesday, 04 January 2023
We are proud to announce the creation of the Travis L. Maher Relief & Outreach Fund, established in the honor of our late Founding Member and Director Travis L. Maher.
Travis valiantly battled and ultimately passed away on December 28, 2022 from an aggressive form of cancer directly linked to his job as a firefighter and time spent responding to Ground Zero as a member of Texas A&M Task Force 1 after 9/11.
During Travis's battle with cancer it became evident to us of the need to help our...
December 28, 2022
It is with heavy hearts today that we share the passing of our brother and member of our Board of Directors, Travis L. Maher, 49, after a tough fight with cancer. Travis was a founding member of this foundation in 2020, as well as a 21 year veteran with Texas A&M Task Force 1, a Battalion Chief with the Austin Fire Department, and a 1996 graduate of Texas A&M University. He leaves behind his wife, Lauren, and his two sons, Riley (18) and Maddox (16).
Travis was not only a ...
Foundation partners with Category 5 K9 to help support retired canines of Texas A&M Task Force 1
Saturday, 13 August 2022
Texas Task Force Foundation has partnered with Category 5 K9 to support the retired canines of Texas A&M Task Force 1. The Foundation contributed an initial $3500 to start a program to support the medical care of these retired canine heroes. Learn more at https://www.cat5k9.org/blog/fr...
Backing Our Brother: An Evening Benefiting Battalion Chief Travis Maher
Friday, 15 July 2022
Join the Texas Task Force Foundation, the Austin Firefighter's Relief & Outreach Fund, and Meanwhile Brewing Co. for a good cause!
About this event
We're partnering with both the Texas Task Force Foundation and the Austin Firefighter's Relief & Outreach Fund to fundraise for Austin Fire Department Battalion Chief Travis Maher. Recently, Travis was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. This event will provide support for Travis and his family.
Travis Maher is a Battalion Chief with the Austi...