Friday, August 03, 2012

Final MDA Fill the Boot Drive Aug. 17.


The final day of collection in the Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA) "Fill the Boot Drive" will be Friday, August 17, the Milton Fire Department announced. So far, firefighters have raised $58,177.

C shift will hold the extra day of collections due to being cut short July 6 because of extreme heat. The department is trying to top its 2011 total of more than $60,000, which was second in the state in fundraising.

Over the last five years, the City of Milton Fire Department has collected $226,631 from generous citizens for local children and adults fighting muscular dystrophy. In 2011, the Department raised $60,854, the most in metro Atlanta and the second most in the state.

For more information on the City of Milton Fire Department, click here.

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