(ORO VALLEY, Ariz.) – Golder Ranch Fire District participated in in the Shop with a Firefighter event for the third year in a row.
The North Tucson Firefighter’s Association – Local 3832 shopped for the holidays with about 200 kids.
On Thursday, Golder Ranch personnel met with kids and families at the Target in Oro Valley and bought them holiday presents.
According to GRFD officials, the families that benefit from the event are those that have pre-registered and live in the fire district and surrounding communities. The district includes Oro Valley, Saddlebrooke and Catalina.
“We’ve been doing this for three years and the kids are always, the glow on their faces, they’re always very excited to be out here,” said Capt. Matt Peru. “The firefighters, they’re just happy to be out here. Love doing this. This is a great event.”