Throughout the year, Athens Fire and its auxiliary support a variety of community endeavors. If you would like to donate to any of these efforts, you can mail a check made out to Athens Fire and Rescue Auxiliary and send to AFR at P.O. Box 1089, Athens, AL 35612. Please note which effort your donation is supporting.
Fill the Boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, year round.
Shop with a Firefighter at Christmas. Students recommended by local schools shop for necessities and toys.
Trunk or Treat on The Square, a collaboration with Athens Police, Limestone Sheriff, etc., to give children the opportunity to trick-or-treat with first responders.
Proceeds will benefit the Athens-base Stacy Wolfe Breast Cancer Foundation.
Athens Professional Firefighters Association and the Athens Police Department will host a Community Tailgate Day on Oct. 21. It will support Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation’s Pink Elephant Fund, which provides mammogram scholarships. This event will also support the cost for an Athens police officer to purchase a service animal for his child who has autism and experiences seizures.