A fundraiser held by Wildomar’s CrossFit Inland Valley on Saturday, Aug. 17, raised more than $9,000 for families of fallen firefighter, and, according to a spokesperson, it was THE weekend.
"’THE weekend’ ended up being a huge success. We had an
amazing turnout … which helped us to raise somewhere around $9,200 overall. We
couldn't be happier with the success of this event, and we are so happy to be
able to support such a great cause,” said Carlie Stone, spokesperson for the
The event ran throughout the day and raised
money for families of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and Cal Fire Engineer/Paramedic
Click here to read more about the memorial service for Douglas.
Click here for more on the memorial service for one of the hotshots who was a local resident.
During the fundraiser, there was a sidewalk
sale, raffle, t-shirts and stickers available for purchase.
Any firefighter who joined CrossFit Inland Valley during the event also got 50 percent of their monthly membership dues donated to the cause.
Crossfit Inland Valley is located at 24335 Prielipp Rd. #120, in Wildomar; (951) 852-0974.