Tad Agoglia chosen as a 2008 CNN Top Ten Hero.
Team seeks corporate cash to continue providing disaster aid. services
Tad Agoglia accepting his Jefferson Award Washington DC 2010.
One man takes on — and funds — mission to clean up gulf.
Mitchum Announces Top Ten Finalists.
Tad Agoglia chosen as one of People Magazine’s Heroes Among Us.
The First Response Team of America load all their equipment on a cargo ship and help out the earthquake victims in Haiti.
The team locates to the shores of Louisiana where they help clean oil from the beaches.
Tad Agoglia and The First Response Team of America featured in the GQ “The Gentlemen’s Fund 2010.”
The team races against the clock to beat Hurricane Earl as it tracks up the east coast to Cape Cod.
The First Response Team of America is chosen as 1 of 10 service groups making a difference in innovative ways.
CNN captures Tad and the team cleaning up after a tornado devastates Ringgold, GA.
The team responds to West Liberty, KY where a large tornado destroys the small Kentucky town.
The Team responds after Tropical Storm Debby in Live Oak, Florida using high-powered water pumps to get the city’s main pumping station back in working order.
“No one organization can fix everything, but it’s extremely important we all make a contribution.”
Q&A with Team founder, Tad Agoglia, on why he loves his job, his most memorable experience in the field, what’s in the back seat of his car, and his favorite super hero.
Elmira City Mayor presents The Team with a key to the city of Elmira, NY for their dedicated cleanup work post-tornado.
How Tad Agoglia, once a successful contractor, devoted his life to saving lives and clearing the way for hope.
Superstorm Sandy leaves behind a trail of destruction, and the Team is there to clear the way to recovery.
The Team joins the local community in search and rescue efforts to locate a missing man with Alzheimer’s and uses their advanced technology to help in the search.
Catch up with Tad Agoglia before the CNN 2012 Heroes Tribute on the Team’s work since Tad was first honored in 2008 as a Top 10 Hero.
Honoring local heroes, Susquehanna Style showcases Tad Agoglia for his nonprofit’s inspired contributions to disaster-stricken communities.
CNN Heroes follows Tad Agoglia and the Team in the hours after the EF-5 Moore, OK tornado. Despite responding to over 50 large-scale disasters, nothing prepares you for the difficulty of having to dig through the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School.
A day after the Moore, OK tornado, Tad Agoglia discusses the historic storm and its immediate impact on the community as well as the long road ahead to clean-up and recovery.
One month later, the Team continues to help families clear debris in Moore, OK. Despite the constant weather challenges, the people of Moore are resilient and look ahead to recovery.
Read how Men’s Health shines a spotlight on the Team’s lifestyle as they travel and respond to disasters throughout the United States.
The Team was recognized at this year’s CNN Heroes Tribute at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
In the wake of the Moore, OK tornado, go back in time with the Team to see how it all started. Since its first response to Greensburg, KS in 2007, read about how Tad Agoglia’s idea became a reality in helping dozens of communities take those first steps toward rebuilding.
Sam Champion of Weather Channel’s AMHQ morning show tours the First Response Team’s fleet of response and recovery equipment, and spreads the word about the Team’s efforts to respond to tornadoes in the U.S.
Announcing a fourth year of support; Lowe’s generously contributes $750,000 to keep our boots on the ground and prepared to work together through whatever nature brings.
An EF3 tornado rendered this holiday season less than ideal for Columbia, MS. Local Hattiesburg news covers the First Response Team and Lowe’s volunteers teaming up their positive attitudes in efforts to work through mud and rain.
The Weather Channel interviews Tad live during the South Carolina flood response to learn more about the current flood situation and what the Team is doing to help.
The RUMI Forum of Washington, DC, a non-profit dedicated to bringing global peace through education and interaction, awarded the Team’s founder, Tad Agoglia, the Extraordinary Commitment of Service to the Community Award.
In an interview with Chris Stapleton at the Country Music Awards, Good Morning America recognizes the Team’s work in the South Carolina flooding, in partnership with Ram Trucks.
Tad is interviewed live on The Weather Channel for a first glimpse into what the Team faces in Rowlett and Garland, two Texas neighborhoods devastated by a deadly tornado that struck so close to the holidays.
For the past 5 years, the FCA Foundation has financially supported the First Response Team, ensuring that we can be there for our fellow Americans in their hour of need. When NC and FL were struck with powerful hurricanes, the FCA Foundation was there to support us and those who were affected by these tragic storms.