COMPETITION DETAILS

Crews from each station will compete together against their fellow stations to see who can collect the most donated items. In addition to food collection, we will also be collecting winter clothing this year, as well as awarding the recruitment of community partners as secondary food collection sites! Please reference the scoring section for details on the point system for all donated items.

Presented by the Naperville Professional Firefighters for a Cause in partnership with Local 4302, the Naperville Fire Department and the Rotary Clubs of Naperville in benefit of Loaves & Fishes, Hesed House, Sharing Connections & Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans.

COMPETITION WINNER

HOLIDAY-WEEKDAY  |  weekday duty-day free from all non-call related duties.Date(s) must be approved by B1& B2.

CATERED LUNCH & DINNER  |  Lunch is TBD by crew’s choice ($50 budget per crew) — Dinner is sponsored by the fine folks at Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House.

BEST BUY GIFT CARD  |  $500 gift card to Best Buy

GENERAL INFORMATION

PICKUP DATES | November 17, December 1, December 18

THE HONOR SYSTEM | Item count will be performed in-house at the stations by the station reps.

UPDATES | All updates and additional detail will be posted here.

QUESTIONS | Please contact Phil Carmody or Steve Gibertini.

2017 SPONSORS & PARTNERS

2017 BENEFICIARIES

THE FOOD DRIVE  |  MOST NEEDED ITEMS

50 points for most-needed items  |  25 points for all other items

HEALTHY ITEMS

Whole grain cereals (low sugar)

Whole grain pasta

Oatmeal

Gluten free items

Low-sodium canned vegetables

No-sugar-added canned fruits

GENERAL GROCERY

Pork & Beans

Dried fruit

Pasta

Mac & Cheese

Spaghetti Sauce

Sugar

Flour

Cooking Oils

Coffee & Tea

Crackers

100% juices

Peanut Butter

PERSONAL CARE

Household cleaning agents

Detergent Diapers & wipes

Toothpaste

Deodorant

Shampoo

NEW THIS YEAR  |  OTHER WAYS TO SCORE

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

This year we will be adding a layer of the point system to recognize the formation of community partners by crews and stations within their district.

Points will be awarded for the placement of an additional collection box at a site within your still district. Additionally, all food collected at that site will be awarded to the respective station.

Confirmation of secondary sites must be made by contacting either Phil Carmody or Steve Gibertini with the address and contact person at that site.

Logging of points for food collected at those sites will be the responsibility of the crews and guided by the honor system.

500 points awarded for each partnership

WINTER CLOTHING

We will also be adding an additional collection box at each station this year. In that box, we will be collecting winter clothing. We are teaming up with the Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise to help expand our reach, while also growing the impact of their long-standing winter clothing drive.

All collections are eligible for the scoring system & will eventually go to benefit the mission of the following local organizations:

  • Sharing Connections
  • Hesed House
  • Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans

50 Points  |  gently used coats & jackets

25 Points  |  hats, gloves, scarves, mittens

MEDIA & GALLERY

NCTV NEWS STORY

Firehouse Food Fight  |  Posted on November 10, 2017

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