I am so proud to be an Aurorian and I encourage you to show your support for this great cause and to those who serve and protect our communities!
Each year, the Aurora Fire Department collects gifts for Aurora, IL students and delivers them personally to their homes just before Christmas - complete with fire engines and Santa Claus!
This year, firefighters are particularly seeking assistance with gifts for tweens and teens in middle school and high school, including educational games, sporting goods, electronics, and more.
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Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Chief John Lehman | Aurora Fire Chief
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AURORA FIREFIGHTERS COLLECTING GIFTS
FOR TWEENS AND TEENS
(Aurora, IL) - Aurora firefighters are making the season a little brighter for Aurora youth through their annual AFD Toy Drive. The public can assist by donating gifts through Saturday, December 19.
Each year, the Aurora Fire Department collects gifts for Aurora students and delivers them personally to their homes just before Christmas - complete with fire engines and Santa Claus.
This year, firefighters are particularly seeking assistance with gifts for tweens and teens in middle school and high school, including educational games, sporting goods, electronics, and more. Gifts for older, deserving children are in short supply every year.
The Aurora Fire Department has already worked closely with schools and community partners to identify families that are not being sponsored by other organizations this holiday season.
To donate, bring new, unwrapped toys by Saturday, December 19 to any of the City of Aurora's Fire Stations:
*Central Fire Station | 175 N. Broadway
*Station #3 | 600 W. Indian Trail Rd.
*Station #4 | 800 Michels Ave.
*Station #5 | 730 Hill Ave.
*Station #7 | 824 Kenilworth Ave.
*Station #8 | 3770 McCoy Dr.
*Station #9 | 2339 Diehl Rd.
*Station # 10 | 2390 W. Illinois Ave.
*Station #12 | 2424 Hafenrichter Rd.
ABOUT THE CITY OF AURORA
Located 35 miles west of Chicago, Aurora is the second largest city in Illinois with a population of 200,456. Aurora is known as the "City of Lights" because it was one of the first in the nation to illuminate its streets with electric lights. Situated along the Fox River and the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway (Interstate 88), the city extends 46 square miles encompassing Kane, DuPage, Kendall and Will counties. Aurora also is home to six public school districts and seven townships. For the latest news, access to an archive of past news releases or to follow the city on Facebook or Twitter, visit the city's website at www.aurora-il.org.