Wildland firefighter wives help raise funds for fallen & injured firefighters

Wildland Firefighters logoAs fire season continues to heat up, a group of spouses and partners of wildland firefighters have come together to raise money for fallen and injured firefighters. To accomplish this, a T-shirt campaign has been created to benefit the Wildland Firefighter Foundation’s fallen and injured grant fund. This is the second run of this campaign, after the first run was so successful, selling 999 shirts and raising over $6,500.
They are a group of over 200 wives and partners of wildland firefighters from around the country, with support and approval from the Wildland Firefighter Foundation, celebrating a “wild kind of love,” showing their support by selling shirts and sweatshirts. They are asking communities to help support those that answer the call when local forests and grasslands are burning.
One hundred percent of the proceeds from shirt sales will go to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation's Fallen and Injured Grant fund. The Wildland Firefighter Foundation has approved this fundraiser and the purple ribbon symbolizing the fire families’ commitment to wildland firefighters is proudly displayed on the sleeve. There are several options available in both T-shirt –long and short sleeve - and sweatshirts.
To purchase a t-shirt or sweatshirt, go to http://teespring.com/wildkindoflove2 and http://teespring.com/wildchild2. This campaign ends September 8.

For more information about the Wildland Firefighter Foundation or to contribute monetarily, please visit http://wffoundation.org.


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