On Tuesday, October 10th, the Dickey Foundation will visit Arlington Fire Station #5 located at 2921 East Randol Mill Rd. in Arlington, TX to present a grant in the amount of $10,000. This grant will provide cancer awareness and prevention education at Fire Departments and at Fire Service Health & Safety Conferences across the country. More specifically, it provides education for Taking Action Against Cancer in the Fire Service, as well as Female Firefighters and Cancer.
“We are thrilled to partner with The Dickey Foundation and provide this grant for such an important cause,” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. “Any way Dickeys can help support the education, training, and well-being of these brave men and women is an honor and a pleasure to our brand.”
Additionally, this month, on October 19th the Dickey Foundation will once again host an action packed, fundraising event featuring food and drinks, live entertainment by the popular, local band Straight Tequila Night, and a celebrate the men and women first responders who protect our communities. The event will take place at The Rustic in Dallas, located at 3656 Howell Street.
Ticket sales for the Denim and Diamonds event will benefit The Dickey Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting first responders in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, as well as all over the country.