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The Auxiliary is a great organization.  It is an organization of our fire family trying to do good things for our firefighters, our members and our community such as:

·         Serving as a direct line of communication from our fire family to our members

·         Sending support to fallen firefighters families

·         Serving a meal at the Memorial of a fallen Austin police officer, shoulder to shoulder with police, sheriffs and firefighters 

·         Bringing care packages to Austin Firefighters families when their firefighter is hurt on duty and offering to help in any way possible

·         Spreading the word to our firefighters about the greatness within the Austin Fire Department and events with the creation and distribution of the Smoke Signal Newsletter

·         Putting together supply drives and planning to cook a meal for our Local Ronald McDonald House

·         Bringing meals/gift cards and lending moral support to Austin fire families who have children in the hospital

·         Carrying on events such as Day with Santa and the EGGsiliary to bring our fire family closer and to bring smiles to the children of our firefighters

·         Helping at the Austin Fire Departments 9/11 events at the Buford Tower & the Stair Climb

·         Supporting organizations within our fire department such as The Austin Firefighters Association to the Local 975, The Annual Fishing Break, The Austin Fire Museum, The Austin Firefighters Relief and Outreach fund and ESPADA (Emergency Services Pipes and Drums)

·         Helping organizations such as the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Central Texas Blood Bank doing what they do

·         Participating in numerous community events such as the Run for the Heroes 5k.

These are just a few things that are always in the works. There are numerous new and exciting things on the Auxiliary’s horizon.