Saving Others

Michael’s story was highlighted in an article by Gail Minger, published in the magazine of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Read the article at Johns Hopkins! My 19-year-old son died in an arson fire set in the hall of his dorm at Murray State University in 1998. Michael was a gifted musician […]

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Mom Who Lost Son In Blaze Pushes For Safety Awareness

BOSTON — When you send your child off to college, there’s a mix of emotions. But one thing that may not come to mind is fire safety. For one woman who lost her son in an on-campus fire, educating students about how to prevent fires or, if necessary, escape one, is a matter of life […]

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Minger Foundation’s Fire Safety Education Resources shared by FireEngineering.com

An innovative set of integrated, multimedia, tools are available for resident assistants (RAs) to use in reaching out to the students in their residence halls. Developed by the Michael H. Minger Foundation, with the help of RAs and students, a series of posters, videos and Web pages all blend together to provide invaluable fire safety […]

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EKU, Minger Foundation Launch Fire Safety Initiative

The first phase of an innovative national community service project aimed at improving fire awareness and safety was launched at Eastern Kentucky University on Monday, Sept. 26. Gail Minger, founder of the Michael H. Minger Foundation, EKU President Doug Whitlock and other officials were on hand to kick off “Help Save A Life, Get on […]

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Eastern collaborates on fire awareness project

Corey Lewis, officer of public information for the Richmond Fire Department, narrated videos of dorm fires. Eastern kicked off a partnership aimed at educating students and people living in the Richmond area on fire safety Monday, as well as personal … Read the article at Eastern Progress.

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Dorm fire victim’s mother launches EKU fire safety project

WAVE – Jessica Mayes – ‎Sep 26, 2011‎

RICHMOND, KY (WAVE) – A Florida woman whose son died in a dorm fire at a Kentucky university is helping to launch a program at Eastern Kentucky University that will teach students about fire safety. Gail Minger founded the Minger Foundation in honor of … Read the article at WAVE3.

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Mother of fire victim promotes campus safety

WKYT – Gabriel Roxas – ‎Sep 26, 2011‎

Her son was killed in a fire in his college dorm more than a decade ago. Since then Gail Minger has made it her mission to promote fire safety on campuses across Kentucky. Monday, Minger visited EKU to help launch a new community service project. Read the article at WKYT.

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Fire safety main focus of EKU’s Minger mission

By Ronica Shannon, Register News Writer, RICHMOND – To Gail Minger, Eastern Kentucky University seemed to be the perfect place to launch a nationwide community service project encouraging fire safety. Read the article at the Richmond Register.

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One mother’s tragedy drove her to help residents get free smoke detectors

March 31, 2011 6:51 PM Story by Angel McCurdy from theDestinLog.com NICEVILLE — One woman’s tragedy has evolved into efforts to educate students and help keep her neighborhood safe and fire free. Gail Minger, through the Michael A. Minger Foundation, has been working diligently since her son died in an arson fire in a dormitory […]

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