Box 4 Fire Buff Association

$890 of $25k goal

Raised by 10 people in 29 days
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Tim Billingham
for Box 4 Fire Buff Association Inc
 DALLAS, TX
Box 4 is a nonprofit organization of fire buffs offering rehabilitation services to Dallas Fire-Rescue and fire departments in surrounding cities. The organization responds to all 2 alarm or greater fires in Dallas and has been requested to respond to incidents such as Hazmat operations, train derailments, and aviation incidents at Love Field or DFW Airport as well as Dallas Police SWAT events.

Served out of a customized rehab vehicle, rehabilitation includes providing fire fighters with rehydrating drinks, such as water or an electrolyte mix, snacks, food on long duration incidents, as well as misting fans to beat the summer heat and a heater to take away the chill in winter. Portable chairs allow fire fighters to rest up before going back to work.

Our current unit was placed in service in 2003 and has far exceeded its use of life expectancy and the time has come to begin the replacement process. The estimated replacement cost is around $315,000. The Salvation Army, who owns the unit and allows Box 4 to operate it is currently in the mist of several fund raising efforts to be able to raise the money needed to purchase the new unit. This GoFundMe project is our way in helping raise the funds needed to reach to ultimate goal of the new rehab unit. 

 Contributions to this fund are tax deductible as Box 4 is a 501(c)(3); non-profit organization.
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Update 1
Posted by Tim Billingham
25 days ago
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Thank you to those who have already given. Below is a link to a story NBC 5 DFW this morning about our operations.

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/6a-Box4-Fire-Rehab_Dallas-Fort-Worth-418115323.html
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$890 of $25k goal

Raised by 10 people in 29 days
Created March 31, 2017
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Funds raised will benefit:
Box 4 Fire Buff Association Inc
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Dallas, TX
EIN: 752464453
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  1. You make a donation using a PayPal account or a credit/debit card to PayPal Giving Fund (a 501(c)(3) charitable organization).
  2. After the deduction of GoFundMe platform and payment processing fees, PayPal Giving Fund delivers the funds it receives to the chosen charity on a monthly basis.*
* If, after reasonable efforts, PayPal Giving Fund cannot deliver donations to this charity, the funds may be donated to another charity per PayPal Giving Fund’s policies.
EB
$75
E. Mark Baland
24 days ago
DS
$200
David Sansom
25 days ago
$25
Anonymous
25 days ago
CR
$100
Chadler Russ
26 days ago

Thanks for all you do for us Box 4. Hope it helps

$250
Anonymous
26 days ago
$20
Anonymous
26 days ago
$50
Anonymous
27 days ago
CB
$50
Corbin Blount
29 days ago
$100
Wallace Banks
29 days ago

I personally know of Box 4's good work.

SL
$20
Sherrie Lopez
29 days ago
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