Treasure Valley MDA "Fill the Boot" campaign kicks off

Posted at 11:24 AM, May 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-19 13:24:44-04

Members of fire departments throughout the area will fan out across the Treasure Valley this Friday and Saturday, and again June 2nd and 3rd -- with boots in hand -- for their annual “Fill the Boot” fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Participants include members from Boise Fire Local 149, Eagle Fire Local 4553, Nampa Fire Local 804, Gowen Field Fire Local 4571, Middleton Fire Local 4626, and Kuna Fire Local 4165, together with MDA representatives.

On Friday, firefighters will be at:

-10th Ave & Chicago St, Caldwell

-Eagle Rd & State St, Old Downtown, Eagle

-Overland & Orchard, Boise

-Fairview Ave & Milwaukee Ave, Boise

-Overland & 5 Mile, Boise

-2nd & Yale, Nampa


On Saturday, they’ll be at:

-Overland & Orchard, Boise


And on Friday and Saturday, June 2nd and 3rd, they’ll be at:

-Middleton Rd, Middleton

-Deer Flat & Linder, Kuna

-Main St. & Avenue D, Kuna

Funds raised through the 2017 Treasure Valley “Fill the Boot” drives empower families with life-enhancing resources and support, including state-of-the-art support groups and Care Centers -- including the MDA Care Center at St. Luke's Hospital in Boise, MDA officials said.

They also help give more than fifty local kids the opportunity to experience an MDA summer camp at no cost to their families at Quaker Hill Camp in McCall.