Work of the Pupils of the Firefighters of France Participation Medal

1935 Issue

Created in 1926, recognized as being of public utility, the Association "Oeuvre des Pupilles Orphelins et Fonds d'Entraide des Sapeurs-Pompiers de France", more commonly called "L'Ĺ’uvre des Pupilles" (ODP), aims to ensure material and moral protection of orphans and families of civilian (professional and voluntary) and military (BSPP, BMPM, Civil Security) firefighters who may or may not have died on duty. It also helps orphans and families of administrative and technical staff of departmental services, as well as young and former firefighters.

The Oeuvre des Pupilles provides assistance to approximately 1,324 children, or approximately 832 families.