Memphis Firefights Support MDA With Annual Fill-The-Boot DriveMay 17, 10:00 am-5:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Daily until May 31, 2018
The Memphis Fire Department and International Association of Fire Fighters – Local 1784 is showing its support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as its members kick off the annual Fill-the-Boot fundraising campaign to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases live longer and grow stronger.
Continuing a more than 60 year tradition, dedicated firefighters from the Memphis Fire Department and International Association of Fire Fighters – Local 1784 will hit the streets or storefronts with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other passersby to make a donation to MDA from May 1st through May 31st.
Funds raised through Memphis Fill-the-Boot events in 2018 empower families who inspire everyday Americans to help kids and adults with Muscular dystrophy and related muscle-debilitating diseases live longer and grow stronger, displaying how we all can truly live unlimited no matter what limits we may face. Contributions also help fund groundbreaking research and life-enhancing programs such as state-of-the-art support groups and Care Centers, including the MDA Care Center at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and Wesley Neurology in Memphis.
- Kick Off: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
- Campaign: May 1-31, 2018
KICK OFF TIME: 10 am CT
WHERE: Kick off begins at the Memphis Fire Department Station 5 – 65 South Front St. Memphis, TN (Cross streets: South Front Street & Union Ave)
After May 1’s kickoff event keep an eye out around town for Fire Fighters with boots to make your donation to MDA. You have the whole month to donate!