Jun 27, 2014 8:59 AM
Fire fighters around Butte County will be hitting the streets, asking motorists to help a fundraising cause.
The "Fill the Boot" fundraiser is to help conquer muscle disease for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Every dollar donated to the fire fighter's boots will help local Butte County fire fighters provide medical treatment and support services to individuals and their families living with neuromuscular diseases in the Butte County area.
The fundraiser will begin today, June 27, and end tomorrow, June 28. Fire fighters will be at various locations in Chico, Oroville, Gridley, and Paradise from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow.
In Chico, they will be at the intersection of 20th and Forest Ave. For Oroville, at the intersection of Feather River Blvd. and Highway 162.
As for Gridley and Paradise, you can find fire fighters asking for donations tomorrow only.
In Gridley, at the intersection of E. Gridley Ave. and Highway 99. In Paradise, at the intersection of Clark Road and Wagstaff.
The International Association of Fire Fighters has been a national MDA partner for more than 50 years and remains committed to the fight to end neuromuscular diseases.
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