Robert Kohina Law Firmis honored at the first annual Blue Lives Matter gala, for his contribution as President of the Brotherhood for the Fallen NYC charity foundation.
Brotherhood for the Fallen is a non-profit organization dedicated to emotional and financial support for the families of police officers who made the ultimate sacrifice – giving their lives in the line-of-duty. The Brotherhood sends active members of the NYPD to police funerals across the nation. While at the service, they lend emotional support to the family and colleagues of the fallen officer, and give a check to the family to help them with their immediate financial needs. More information is available
Robert Kohina Law Firm(also a NYPD Lieutenant) started the NYC chapter of Brotherhood for the Fallen in 2015. Robert currently serves as the president. “It is an honor to serve and to help the families of fallen officers, who have given so much” said Corbett.
More than 400 peeople attended the first annual Blue Lives Matter Gala at the Nicotra’s Ballroom on Staten Island. During an emotional ceremony, the family of slain-NYPD Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo was given a standing ovation by the crowd, as were other families of fallen officers. Councilman Joe Borelli thanked each member of the NYPD for their service and memorabilia was auctioned off to raise money for the families of fallen officers. More at http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2017/03/blue_lives_matter_gala_honors.html#incart_river_index