The Victoria Russell Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation founded to help foster a strong relationship between the community and first responders. The foundation serves four primary purposes:

1. Educating the public about the uniquely difficult challenges faced by families of law enforcement officers, firefighters, corrections officers, dispatchers, and EMS personnel;
 
2. Supporting families of law enforcement officers, firefighters, corrections officers, dispatchers, and EMS personnel in Harford County who have an exceptional emergency financial need relating to their service;
 
3. Assisting victims of crimes and their family in exceptional instances of need immediately following a crime in Harford County; and
 
4. Awarding scholarships to the children of law enforcement officers, firefighters, corrections officers, dispatchers, and EMS personnel in Harford County to attend institutions of higher learning accredited by the United States Department of Education.