Rockford firefighters bring spirit of Christmas to 13 local families
Online Staff Report
The Rockford Fire Department and Rockford Firefighters Local 413 have partnered with Access Services of Northern Illinois to help bring the spirit of Christmas to 13 families in the city of Rockford.
Firefighters have purchased gifts for families located throughout the city who receive services from Access Services of Northern Illinois. Funding for the program was provided by Firefighters Local 413 and the individual members of the Firefighters Union, Fire Department Administration and various fund-raising efforts conducted in conjunction with Access Services of Northern Illinois.
Each of the 11 fire stations, divisions of Fire Prevention and Training, 911 employees and administration have adopted a family for this holiday season.
Access Services of Northern Illinois provides support and assistance to individuals with a developmental disability or developmental delay.
For additional information about the program, contact Fire Prevention Coordinator Mark Marinaro at (815) 987-5660.
Posted Dec. 19, 2012
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