Join Baskin & Robbins and Portland Fire & Rescue tomorrow night for the fifth annual “31 Cent Scoop Night” and help honor America’s Firefighters!
On Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, participating Baskin & Robbins stores will reduce prices of ice cream scoops to 31 cents. This is a fundraising effort to not only thank customers, but thank the firefighters who protect them! Baskin & Robbins is so committed to showing their thanks that they will be donating $100,000 to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
For the event, Firefighters from PF&R’s Station 5 will be “guest scoopers” at the Baskin & Robbins Hillsdale store located at 6371 SW Capital Highway, Portland, Oregon 97239. Please stop by, show your support for firefighters, and enjoy scoops of your favorite ice cream for 31 cents!
Learn more at http://www.BaskinRobbins.com/ScoopNight.
More about the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America's fallen firefighters. Since 1992, the tax-exempt, nonprofit Foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor our fallen fire heroes and assist their families and coworkers.
The Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, located in Emmitsburg, Maryland. It is registered as a corporation in the State of Maryland. The Foundation receives funding through private donations from caring individuals, organizations, corporations, and foundations.
A grant from the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance supports programs for survivors of fallen firefighters. The Federal Emergency Management Agency partners with the Foundation to sponsor many of the National Memorial Weekend activities. The National Institute of Standards and Technology supports work on a national research agenda to prevent line-of-duty deaths.
Additional information can be located on their official website at http://www.firehero.org/.
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