Sedona AZ (September 17, 2018) – Sedona Firefighters and staff members took to local storefronts to Fill the Boot during the Labor Day weekend as part of the nationwide campaign to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Sedona first responders took donations in front of Safeway in West Sedona and Clark’s Market in the Village of Oak Creek and collected over $3,400, raising $1,300 more for Jerry’s kids than was collected last year.
The MDA and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) have partnered since 1954 to make a difference in the lives of children with muscular dystrophy. Over the past 60 years, firefighters have helped raise over $558M for this amazing cause. “To be able to do our part here in Sedona is such a wonderful thing. I know the fire service has made a huge impact in the lives of so many and I am proud that Sedona Fire is part of the bigger picture” said Firefighter Tyler Woo- Fill the Boot coordinator, “I want to say thank you to everyone in our amazing community who helped make this event a success!”
Sedona Fire District is involved in many philanthropic activities throughout the year. This is the one we support on a national level every year.
You can learn more about MDA and their mission at MDA.org. MDA has been working to improve the lives of kids and adults living with muscular dystrophy and related illnesses for more than 65 years.