San Diego Fire-Rescue Firefighters IAFF Local 145 Spread Holiday Cheer

Firefighters continue a tradition that is over 20 years old

By Bob Graham
Published Friday, December 14, 2012

December 8, 2012 - - IAFF Local 145, representing San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighters, continued its tradition of providing holiday meals for needy San Diego families again this year. Working with the San Diego City Schools to help those most in need, firefighters distributed over 300 turkeys and 10-pound bags of potatoes during two events held at local fire stations.

With firefighters, teachers, union officials, city council members and volunteers working as a team, 225 families received their meal makings at Fire Station 19, located on Ocean View Boulevard on December 7th.  The next morning, 110 families received their fixings at Fire Station 17, located on Chamoune Avenue.
 

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San Diego Fire-Rescue Chief Javier Mainar fills one family’s bag while Captain John Woods stands ready for the next family. Photo Bob Graham
San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighter Bobby Marshall shares a moment with some of the neighborhood children. Photo Bob Graham
San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighters, teachers, union officials, council members, and volunteers pose for a group shot after the last of the turkeys headed home for dinner. Photo Bob Graham


San Diego Fire-Rescue Firefighters IAFF Local 145 Spread Holiday Cheer

Firefighters continue a tradition that is over 20 years old
San Diego Fire-Rescue Chief Javier Mainar fills one family’s bag while Captain John Woods stands ready for the next family. Photo Bob Graham


San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighter Bobby Marshall shares a moment with some of the neighborhood children. Photo Bob Graham


San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighters, teachers, union officials, council members, and volunteers pose for a group shot after the last of the turkeys headed home for dinner. Photo Bob Graham

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