Firefighters raise funds for MDA

JOHNSTOWN – Members of the city Professional Fire Fighters Association Local No. 779, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, have been conducting a special event to kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign, a news release said.

Members of the city Fire Department have been standing at the intersection of Briggs Street and Perry Street with boots in hand for this year’s drive, which continues through today, the release said.

Funds raised through the 2014 Johnstown Fill the Boot event will help support MDA’s programs of worldwide research, specialized health care services, and day-to-day support, the release said.

For more information, visit mda.org and follow the group at facebook.com/MDAnational and @MDAnews.