Category Community Outreach
Order your 2017 Care Enough to Wear Pink shirts The Oklahoma City Fire Department and Local 157 are offering you another great T-shirt design for our 2017 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign! All firefighters will be allowed to purchase and wear breast cancer awareness T-shirts while on duty. Members will be permitted to wear the shirts for
The Oklahoma City Local 157 is thrilled to partner with Operation Warm to donate coats to underprivileged children in the metro area. Providing the gift of warmth to children in the communities they protect, Oklahoma City Firefighters have become ambassadors of Operation Warm. There are approximately 223,000 children in Oklahoma living in poverty according to
Members of the OKC Firefighters Local 157 are often seen participating in marathons and other physically demanding events throughout the year. Some participate in these events to connect with the community, others do it to push themselves physically. For one Oklahoma City firefighter, his motivation is personal. Brock Gibbins has been with the OKC Fire
Throughout the year, the OKC Firefighters Local 157 participates in numerous activities aimed at supporting the community. During the holidays, our hearts turn to those families who have fallen on hard times and cannot afford to buy presents for their children. It is because of this need that firefighters assist with the local Tyler Media/Homeland
OKLAHOMA CITY (Nov. 18, 2013) — Students at Greystone Upper Elementary will no longer have to worry about waiting at the bus stop without a coat, thanks to the generosity of the Oklahoma City Firefighters Local 157. Today the firefighters delivered 500 new winter coats, one for each student at the Oklahoma City public school.
In addition to selling our “Care Enough to Wear Pink” shirts to raise money for breast cancer awareness, the OKC Firefighters Local 157 have a new project we would like your help to support! The Christian Firefighters began the Oklahoma City Fire Department’s program, “Coats for Kids” in 1990. Since that time, Firefighters, IAFF Local
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and your OKC Firefighters Local 157 is helping raise funds to support the over 250,000 women who will be diagnosed with the disease this year. About 1 in 8 (12%) women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. During the month of October, the Local 157