Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department ‘Fill The Boot’ Fundraiser Begins March 31
Be on the lookout for the Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department participating in the "Fill the Boot" fundraiser over the next three Friday's from 4:30PM to 7:30PM at various intersections around town. The event begins this Friday, March 31 and benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
This a time honored tradition of firefighters hitting the streets and collecting donations that will help fund research to rid the world of muscle debilitating diseases. Arkansas-side firefighters will be collecting donations near the intersections of Jefferson at Arkansas Boulevard, E 9th Street at I-49, and 3rd Street at Walnut.
"This MDA fundraiser has been something that the fire department has supported for years and we feel its a worthwhile cause and look forward to raising money every year," said Stephen Johnson, Fire Marshall with the Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department." Our goal this year is to collect $4000.
Johnson said, there will be a different crew at each location and each crew member will be wearing a MDA shirt for identification. Please stop by and help the firefighters fill their boots with whatever cash or loose change you might have.