The Central County Community Outreach program is an independent non-profit organization of off-duty firefighters who provide assistance to the community during times of need and help educate the community about fire and emergency prevention. Here are some of the ways they served the community in 2019.
- Team members provided complimentary bike helmet fittings and rides on the classic Ford fire truck at the St. Peters Elementary Carnival.
- More than 500 people attended the fourth annual Mud Volleyball tournament to support community outreach efforts and the local Disabled Athlete Sports Association (DASA).
- CCFR firefighters participated in every Greater St. Louis Honor Flight as team leaders and emergency medical support for veterans visiting Washington, D.C.
- More than $5,000 was donated by local residents during this year’s Fill the Boot campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Team members also volunteered at this year’s MDA telethon.
- Twenty members of the CCFR team volunteered to help the St. Peters Rotary Club package 12,000 nutritious meals for Kids Against Hunger.
- More than 1,700 people joined in the fun at the second annual Easter Egg hunt.
- CCFR firefighters volunteered at the Community Living, Inc. Big Kahuna fundraiser to assist local families in need.
- Sparky the Fire Dog joined the Park Charles Subdivision neighborhood dog walking group to spread the word about fire prevention and safety.
- Crews delivered nearly 100 backpacks full of school supplies to the Francis Howell and Fort Zumwalt school districts.
If you would like to help support the Central County Community Outreach program, call 636.970.9700 or email David Maupin at [email protected]