Gulf Shores Fire launches fundraiser to support Maui Firefighters

Project Fire Buddies works with local fire departments to identify children with serious illnesses. The annual raffle of $20,000 and several other prizes starts in April, and the drawing is held at the Annual Block party which is always the last Saturday in June. Every community desperately needs volunteers and support, he added. We offer everything you need to launch a successful auction, raffle, giveaway, or ticketed event – all seamlessly interconnected. It is advisable that you consult a tax professional as to the deductibility of donations you make to any organization.
Including a goal meter in your online fundraising campaign can motivate others to participate. Posting your progress on social media can encourage supporters to participate and share their donations online. They can be held as a single fundraiser or added to our other fire department fundraising ideas.
Protfitable fire department fundraising ideas are creating a virtual mall, where you can shop for quality products, where the vendors are supporting us by donating a portion of the sales. Please feel free to help us spread this throughout our community by sharing this page with your friends and family. The hand-cranked telephone of that day made for a slow process, but the two were batting a thousand percent as they worked their way alphabetically through the list of possible contributors. One would do the talking, asking for the refund check, while the other fireman would look up the telephone number of the next prospect. They had the list of one hundred names before them, and the office was darkened to prevent intrusion. As a volunteer fire department, we are financially responsible for all of our apparatus, equipment, training and fire gear.
You can also have sports or seasonal-related raffle baskets near the snack stand. However, if your department isn’t planning an event anytime soon, you can still use tee-shirt sales as a standalone fundraiser. To reach a wider audience, you can sell your shirts online and post about them on social media. Supporters can share their tee shirt purchases on social media using hashtags. Strengthen community ties while supporting your fire department by organizing a friendly sports game between firefighters and local police officers. Choose a popular sport like basketball, baseball, or soccer, and plan a charity match at a community sports facility, school, or local park.
Wilkie has over 36 years in the food industry, starting out as a chef in hotels and restaurants, and has developed almost 500 products over the years for the industry in the spices and sauces category. After our interview in mid-June, Nick and Christina told ABC15 they purchased a 1988 fire truck from a man in their neighborhood. They also said they are planning to fix up their old ambulance and will deploy to disasters across the country if able. “We have a corporate station that we have out here, and that’s down the road.