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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Support Loudoun Firefighters as they Fill-the-Boot for Muscular Dystrophy


As the end of summer approaches firefighters across the nation will once again be busy filling their boots to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and “Jerry’s Kids”. Members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System and the Loudoun Career Fire Fighters Association (LCFFA) Local 3756 are determined to help. From August 26 thru September 2, 2019, donations will be collected at various locations across Loudoun County.

The Fill-the-Boot drive is the result of a partnership between MDA and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF). For over sixty years the IAFF has pledged to assist MDA in any way possible until a cure was found to treat this debilitating disease. Research and assistance for individuals suffering from neuromuscular disease can be an incredible financial burden on a family and Loudoun’s first responders are here to support them.

“All of our fire and rescue personnel are fully committed to this great cause and we appreciate the generosity of Loudoun County citizens and visitors that make this campaign a success,” commented System Chief Keith H. Johnson. “Your donations are the true meaning of neighbors helping neighbors.” 

All funds raised by Loudoun County firefighters assist local families affected by one of the forty-three neuromuscular diseases. These donations provide families with a network of specialized clinics, financial aid for assistive equipment, support groups, informative publications and accessible summer camps for kids. Thank you in advance for your contributions to this worthy cause.

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