Firefighters in the News – Nov 9, 2017

wearing a smile: Carson City firefighters’ third year providing coats for kids

Carson City firefighters provide Operation Warm coats to 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.

Read More – Story credit Nevada Appeal

 

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.

Read More – Story credit Lincoln Journal Star

 

teachers, police, firefighters come together to help children in greece, ny

Students at West Ridge Elementary tour a truck from Ridge Road Fire District after receiving free winter coats

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.

Read More – Story credit Monroe Co Post

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