Working Towards a Brighter Future
ASHLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT ASSOCIATION BINGO
At AFDA BINGO we’re raising funds and promoting initiatives to serve the people who need them most. Please join us by supporting our efforts to make a measurable difference in the lives of others.
ASHLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT ASSOCIATION BINGO AT A GLANCE
A Bit of Background
The Ashland Fire Department Association is a 501 (c) (3) organization and runs a twice weekly BINGO to raise funds to support Scholarships and Food Pantries, Educational and Training materials for the members of the fire department and for public out reach.
Community Outreach and Education
Helping The Community
With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with this challenge. AFDA supports local organizations like Ashland Youth Baseball and Softball, HPTA, Fire Prevention Week Open House, and Firefighter Training and Educational Materials.
Food Pantry Donation
One Step at a Time
At Ashland Fire Department Association BINGO, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this issue. Food Donation Drop-Off is by no means an easy feat, but through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
Reinforcing our Commitment
The Ashland Fire Department Association gives out college 2 scholarships annually to Graduating Seniors. The William Dwinnells Scholarship is a $1,000 award. Lieutenant Dwinnells was the department's training officer, He led the Boy Scout Fire Explorers program and was involved in educating youth about fire safety during his career. The William Fuller Scholarship is a $2,500 award. Lieutenant Fuller was very proactive with continuing education for the department.
The A.F.D.A. would like to congratulate the ten winners from the Class of 2018.
Michael Burman, Amy Cafarelli, Gregory Fawkes, Jacob Fortier, Taylor Gerrie, Brian Iarussi, Stephen Kovatsi, Kyle Mcpherson, Jacob Silver & Sabrina Weiner.
Over $100,000 has been given to High School Seniors to help with their pursuits of higher education.
"A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success."