DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – More than 120 members of the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department came together for its second annual Day of Caring for Visiting Nurses Association Meals on Wheels.READ MORE: Dallas County Considering Cash, Other Prizes To Get More People Vaccinated
Personnel throughout DFR, including Executive Assistant Chief, Fernando Gray, hit the streets Thursday morning to deliver approximately 650 meals, perform smoke alarm checks and installations (if necessary) and provide fire education materials to Meals on Wheels clients.
For every route delivered by volunteers, the money saved from not hiring a delivery driver helps VNA Meals on Wheels feed another hungry citizen for a week.READ MORE: Allen Couple Says Bobcat Family Moved Into Backyard
DFW called it “an honor and a privilege to be part of this effort and we look forward to building upon this year’s efforts.”
The VNA is a non-profit organization, established in 1934, to help the elderly age independently in the comfort of their homes. family and friends.MORE NEWS: Several Servers Arrested At Shops At Legacy In Plano For Overserving Alcohol
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