About Us

Sgt James O'Connor

Our Story

The FOP Lodge 5 Auxiliary was started in January 2009 by a group of family members of police officers after six Philadelphia Police Officers were killed in the line of duty within a very short time. They needed support from people who understood what living with a police officer is like and how they deal with the everyday stress of knowing their loved one puts his/her life on the line everyday and may not return home from their tour of duty. We offer support to any family member of an active, retired or deceased member of FOP Lodge 5.

Cookies For Cops 2020

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be here for Police and their families

If you want to show your police support please join us! Over the last 13 years we have had the continued support of John McNesby and the FOP Executive Board. We have also been a standout Auxiliary, most recently recognized by the Pennsylvania State FOP Auxiliary as “Auxiliary of the Year” in 2012, 2013, and 2018 for our efforts.

How We
Give Back

To date we have raised $10,000 for the Survivor’s Fund. The Auxiliary sponsors many events throughout the year including;

  • Spaghetti Dinner
  • Semi-Formal Gala
  • Vendor Shopping Nights (proceeds are donated to various charities including The Parkinsons’ Foundation, Young Survivor Coalition, FOP Survivor’s Fund, Special Olympics, and Easter Seals)
    Coach Bag Bingo

Executive Officers

I am happy to state that I have been a member of the FOP Lodge 5 Auxiliary from the very first day, not forgetting over 20 years ago I was one of the founders of another police family group, sad to say I was the last member standing.

Donna Giulian


I’ve been an active and very hands-on member of the Auxiliary since 2011. I’ve held the office of 2nd Vice President, and currently serve as Social Vice President. I’m also a Trustee for the Pennsylvania State Auxiliary, and I sit on the Executive Board of the Philadelphia Police Boat Team as Treasurer. I’m also a Member of the Philadelphia Police 3rd District Police District Advisory Committee (PDAC).

Donna Saggio

Vice President

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