NASSCO Fire Department Raises Nearly $3K for Annual Burn Institute Boot Drive

SAN DIEGO – With help from their colleagues, on March 2 the NASSCO Fire Department collected nearly $3,000 in cash and coins for the Burn Institute’s Annual Boot Drive at intersections nearby the company’s shipyard in Barrio Logan.

With participation from more than 800 firefighters countywide, this event is the Burn Institute’s largest one-day fundraiser. Proceeds fund burn survivor support services including “Camp Beyond the Scars” for burn-injured children ages five to 17, and other fire/burn prevention educational activities. More than $200,000 was raised during this year’s drive.

This is the sixth year NASSCO’s Fire Department has participated in the event.


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