This firefighter’s helmet just departed the shop here at Killer Paint on its way to help raise funds for a family struggling with the costs of cancer. (see below)


3691670_1433372832.334Tim Ridenour is a US Navy Veteran, and Retired Greenville, Ohio Firefighter. In September 2013, Tim was diagnosed with a Stage IV Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) brain tumor.  He has undergone two surgeries and required a surgically implanted shunt.

Tim continues to undergo chemo, a treatment which is a 24 hour, seven days-a-week commitment. MaryAnn, his wife of 32 years, is now his full time caregiver, and does not work outside of the home.

They are having a difficult time making ends meet, as medical bills and unexpected expenses continue to mount. This helmet will be a raffle prize as part of a fundraising event on taking place on Saturday, August 29.

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If you live in the Troy, OH area and wish to attend, it will be held at the Troy Elks, at 17 W. Franklin St. at 6:30. The event admission fee is $5.00.


Screen shot 2015-08-13 at 4.59.01 PMIf you cannot participate in the fundraising event, but still wish to contribute to Tim and his family, there is currently a crowdfunding campaign underway (as of this posting) over at Gofundme to help relieve the financial burdens of this already terrible situation

(click here to donate)

Their goal there is to raise at least $10,000 towards his treatment and expenses.


Maybe this project gave you some ideas, or you already have an idea in mind for your own car, truck, motorcycle, refrigerator, etc?

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Related Links:

Fireman Tim’s Brain Cancer Fund:

Greenville Fire Department on Facebook:

Troy, OH Elks Lodge #833:

The Original Killer Paint Facebook Page:

The Official Killer Paint Website: