Reading Firefighters raise over $9,000 for charity
By JASON BATZ, Correspondent | December 18, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA
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Photo by Jason BatzReading Firefighters raised over $9,000 to purchase toys for the Salvation Army of Reading.
Reading Firefighters once again came to help our neighbors during our annual charity toy-drive campaign. With the pandemic of 2020 causing great difficulties for families across the country, many aspects of life have been disrupted. Locally many people are out of work and are unable to provide for their families at Christmas time. As our annual campaign began we realized that our normal partners would be unable to provide as they have in the past. Miraculously we were able to raise more than $9,000 to provide toys for the Salvation Army of Reading. We thank all of our donors for helping us help Reading families.
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