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Buffalo Grove Fire Department news (more)

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

Buffalo Grove firefighters launched their version of the annual Fill-the-Boot campaign Saturday with the inaugural Fire Up! Food Truck Festival fundraiser. Organizers estimated that more than 4,000 area residents joined Local 3177 firefighters at Woodland Park, helping to raise over $6,300 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The food truck festival was a departure from firefighters and other volunteers standing in roadways, approaching vehicles in traffic to solicit donations.

Nine food trucks, a Fire Up! Kids Zone, live music by cover band Focal Point and a beer tent featuring Prairie Krafts Brewery were on hand. And attendees bought a sleeve of raffle tickets and dropped them in more than two dozen rubber fire boots for the chance to win sports tickets to dinner – all donated by local businesses.

Food trucks included Three Legged Tacos, Cookies with Flavor, Ms. Tittles Cupcakes, Big Mama’s Kitchen & Catering, Coastline Cove, A. Sweets Girl, Mario’s Cart, My Funnel and Your Sister’s Tomato where one family enjoyed a sausage pizza.

The International Association of Firefighters annually host a national fill-the-boot campaign for MDA. The Buffalo Grove Professional Firefighters have raised $150,000 for MDA since 2010.

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West Frankfort FD news

Excerpts from kvsf12.com:

The Moreland Family who owns the McDonald’s in West Frankfort said that they’ve done fundraisers in the past, but for the first time they had one for the fire department.

Firefighters helped take orders, make food, and share a meal with the community. Twenty percent of all proceeds made during the event will go to the fire department, they also sold cookies during the event, and accepted donations. They collected $1132.51.

They also had several firetrucks on site for the public to tour.

The Moreland family said its important to spend one on one time with first responders firefighters to build trust and be more comfortable with them if they ever find themselves in emergency situations.

West Frankfort Fire Chief Jody Allen said that he hopes that this also will inspire others to become firefighters. Allen said that the funds raised will help buy new equipment, and some of the funds will go towards a new device to help better train for emergency situations.

From the West Frankfort FD Facebook page:

Thank you to everyone who came to see us at Moreland/Bishop McDonald’s tonight! Thanks to the hard work (and patience?) of the crew working tonight, and with your support, we were able to raise $1132.51!!!

West Frankfort firefighters worked at a McDonald's restaurant to raise funds for the department

From the West Frankfort FD Facebook page

West Frankfort FD members received a donation after working in a McDonald's restaurant in town

From the West Frankfort FD Facebook page

West Frankfort firefighters worked at a McDonald's restaurant to raise funds for the department

From the West Frankfort FD Facebook page

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Wheeling Firefighters Association St Baldrick’s Fundraiser 3-30-19

Wheeling Firefighters Association IAFF Local 3079

The Wheeling Firefighters Association will be holding a fundraiser for the St Baldrick’s Foundation 

A ST. BALDRICK’S EVENT

Wheeling Professional Firefighters

Mar 30, 2019 • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At: White Eagle  6839 N. Milwaukee Ave , Niles, IL US

Need more info? Contact Jeff Shewfelt  or Adam Gambro

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Wheeling Firefighters Association St Baldrick’s Fundraiser 3-30-19

Wheeling Firefighters Association IAFF Local 3079

The Wheeling Firefighters Association will be holding a fundraiser for the St Baldrick’s Foundation 

A ST. BALDRICK’S EVENT

Wheeling Professional Firefighters

Mar 30, 2019 • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At: White Eagle  6839 N. Milwaukee Ave , Niles, IL US

Need more info? Contact Jeff Shewfelt  or Adam Gambro

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Clinton Iowa Firefighter LODD (more)

Dinges Fire Company fundraiser for Clinton Firefighters Dinges Fire Company fundraiser for Clinton Firefighters

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Union Fire Department Fundraiser

Union Fire Department Fundraiser

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