Monday, November 10, 2014

Berwyn Firefighters Distribute Operation Warm Winter Coats to Children

Berwyn, IL – On Friday November 14th, the Berwyn Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 506, will provide brand-new winter coats to children who attend the first grade at Prairie Oak grammar school, made possible by their partnership with national non-profit, Operation Warm. “When we’re not responding to 911 emergencies, we find other ways to serve those who need us in the communities we call home,” stated Derek Mijares, the Berwyn Firefighters, Local 506 coordinator for the program. “Here in Berwyn, temperatures can reach freezing and below throughout the winter. We don’t want families to have to choose between paying the heating bill...  [Read More]