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NEWS MEDIA ALERT
The Twentieth Annual
"Hope For Firefighters" Event
Benefiting the Los Angeles Fire Department
Widows and Orphans and Disabled Fireman's Fund
The Largest Firefighter Event of its Kind In The Nation


WHO:
Mayor Garcetti and the City of Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Fire Department, Corporate Sponsors and more than five thousand Angelenos.

WHEN: Thursday, June 1, 2017
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

WHERE: Downtown Los Angeles - Hope Street between 3rd and Hope Place
Event Layout Map

WHAT: City of Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), Corporate Sponsors and Teams, and thousands of Angelenos will gather for this event, the purpose of which is to honor the firefighters who risk their lives to serve and protect us, and to raise funds for the Los Angeles Firemenís Relief Associationís Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemenís Fund, a valuable 501(c)(3) organization.

Hope for Firefighters features live music, delicious meals prepared by over 25 different fire stations throughout the City, fire apparatus and demonstrations, LAFD gift merchandise booths, raffle drawings, prizes, trophies and exciting Firefighter ďMusterĒ games where more than twenty sponsored teams will compete for trophies & prizes in everything from bucket brigade, firefighter suit-up to an old fashioned hose pull contest. Funds are raised through sponsorship, meal ticket sales, raffle items and the sale of LAFD merchandise through the Dalmatians Store. 

Hope Street between 3rd and Hope Place will be closed to make way for the thousands of people who will be attending. Click for event layout map.

For more information contact

Heather Ross, Co-Chairman
The Location Portal
(310) 776-0933 Direct
(310) 868-2514 Fax
 
Stephen J. Robinson, Co-Chairman
Robinson Consulting Services
(213) 440-1511 Direct