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Southern California 13th Annual Rally celebrates 13 years of service and over $2.5 million in funds raised

Published on 30 May 2009

At the Firefighters Quest for Burn Survivors Annual Quest Rally participants travel caravan-style throughout Southern California
The Firefighters Quest for Burn Survivors Annual Quest Rally
Fundraising rally celebrates success of annual event

Firefighters Quest for Burn Survivors kicks off its 13th Annual Quest Rally, with this year's event spanning five consecutive days: from Monday, June 1 through to Friday, June 5.

Traveling caravan-style with lights and sirens, rally participants are escorted throughout Southern California by the California Highway Patrol. Local television personalities join the group throughout the week, working hard to raise funds for burn survivors as well as burn centers, burn foundations and burn associations.

Rally schedule:

  • Monday, June 1 - Riverside County, San Bernardino County, High Desert, Inland Empire
  • Tuesday, June 2 - Orange County, Catalina Island / Firefighters Fish Off (Long Beach Sports Landing)
  • Wednesday, June 3 - San Gabriel Valley / Catalina Island
  • Thursday, June 4 - Ventura / Santa Barbara Counties
  • Friday, June 5 - Los Angeles, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena and San Fernando Valley

For specific times and locations to cover the event, contact Craig Hammond, public information officer, at +1 714 306-6671. A packed week holds over 105 agencies and organizations presenting donations,

Quest volunteers and event participants are hopeful and understanding of the tough economic times that lie ahead, and would be pleased to exceed last year's record of $249,000.

To date, Quest has raised over $2.5 million dollars for the burn community and burn organizations.

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