Firefighters in the News – Nov 9, 2017
wearing a smile: Carson City firefighters’ third year providing coats for kids
“As a part of the IAFF, we recognize a need in our community, especially for the less fortunate students and we wanted to do anything we could to help give them a new coat,” said fire Captain Brad Mihelic. “It just gives them the basic necessity to succeed.”
This was the third year the first responders raised donations to buy students in the McKinney-Vento Students in Transitioning Program winter jackets. Students in the McKinney-Vento program are those who don’t live in a fixed or adequate residence.
lincoln nebraska firefighters making a big impact on their community
Lincoln Fire Fighters Operation Warm raised funds to distribute approximately 1,000 new winter coats, made in America, to all students at Everett Elementary and Huntington Elementary Schools.
teachers, police, firefighters come together to help children in greece, ny
Greece students won’t be without warm coats this winter, thanks to the generosity of Greece Central School District employees and the community.
The Greece program, now in its third year, is part of Operation Warm, a national initiative that provides new winter coats to millions of children throughout the country.