Firefighters in the News – Oct 25, 2017

Marysville WA firefighters give brand new winter coats to local first-graders

Marysville Firefighters for Operation Warm KIRO 7 story

More than 80 first-graders at Liberty Elementary School in Marysville received new winter coats on Thursday.

The Marysville Fire District firefighters partnered with the nonprofit Operation Warm for the fourth year in a row to give new coats to children who need them.

Read More – Story credit KIRO 7

 

firefighters in syracuse ny give coats, hats to children

Syracuse firefighters raise $4,000 to provide coats to kids in Syracuse

With cold temperatures coming over the next few months, members of the Syracuse Fire fighters Union want to help keep children warm this winter.

Operation Warm put coats in the hands of children in need.

Firefighters exceeded their $4,000 fundraising goal, so they were also able to hand out hats, gloves and mittens.

Read More – Story credit Local SYR

 

spokane firefighters provide coats to lidgerwood elementary

Spokane WA fire fighters fundraise for Operation Warm coats

After seeing a need in the community, the Spokane Firefighters Union raised and pooled their own money to buy 200 coats for kids at Lidgerwood Elementary School, where the need was especially high.

“We chose Lidgerwood Elementary because they have 87 percent of their kids that are on free and reduced lunches,” explained Brandon Bacon, the Spokane Firefighters Union Communication Director.

Read More – Story Credit KREM2 CBS

 

kalispell Firefighters team up with operation warm for their 4th year

Kalispell firefighters partner with Operation Warm for their fourth consecutive year

Kalispell firefighters are partnering with Operation Warm to give Kalispell children coats to help them stay warm this winter.

This is the fourth year firefighters have teamed up with Operation Warm.

Firefighters say they plan to provide over 200 Kalispell children from low-income families with brand new coats.

Read More – Story credit KCFW NBC Montana

 

Chick-fil-a Teams up with beckley firefighters for operation warm

Beckley Firefighters and Chick-fil-A raise money to provide coats to kids in West Virginia

Chick-fil-A and the Beckley Firefighters Association are teaming up to help keep kids warm this winter. Chick-fil-A at the Beckley Galleria, will be donating a portion of their sales to “Operation Warm.”

The money raised will go to purchase brand new winter coats for local children in need.

Read more – Story credit WVVA NBC

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