(OCALA, Fla.) Dec. 3, 2018 –Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) is no stranger to lending community support, but there’s one cause that is especially close to our hearts – Cathy’s Kids.

Honoring the tradition started by former OFR firefighter, Cathy Fender, Ocala firefighters – members of the International Association of Firefighters(IAFF) Local #2135 – are slated to complete a shopping trip with 20 Wyomina Elementary School students.

WHO: Ocala Fire Rescue firefighters / IAFF Local #2135 

WHAT: Cathy’s Kids Shopping Trip

WHEN: Friday, Dec. 14 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Walmart Supercenter, 2600 SW 19th Ave. Rd., Ocala, FL 34471

WHY: Founded in 1995, Cathy’s Kids is a program that allows children of households in need to experience an unparalleled shopping excursion with hometown heroes. During the trip, each child has the undivided attention of at least one adult focused on making their holiday wishes come true.

For more information about this event, please contact Public Information Officer Ashley Lopez at 352-817-5914.

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