Lauren Backstrom

Find out how one fire department is getting donations to its wish list

Blog Post created by Lauren Backstrom Employee on Aug 21, 2012

Fire Prevention Week 2012 is fast approaching.

Want more support for your Sparky Wish List? Check out Sparky’s interview with Lt. Robert Hendrigan of the Brockton Fire Department and see how he got his community to increase their support the department’s outreach programs. 

If you want to follow Lt. Hendrigan's lead, use the tools provided to customize a flyer that you can distribute or create a news release to send to your local newspaper, radio or TV station to let them know how your community can support your public education needs.

If you have been successful in promoting your wish list and would like to share tips for other fire departments, please email us.

Visit Sparky’s web page to find more tips on getting donations from your local community.