Godfrey firefighters will be collecting money Friday morning in support of "Rise and Shine for Heat Up St. Louis 2016." The event is happening all around the St. Louis area tomorrow, and is a project of Hardee's that has spread into the Metro area. This will be the first year Godfrey firefighters participate.
The money raised will go toward helping seniors, the disabled and qualified poor households pay high heating bills. Godfrey Fire Protection District Chief Erik Kambarian tells The Big Z raising these funds could prevent a tragedy.
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Firefighters will be there in aprons taking donations, there will be donation cans, and Hardee's is offering a sausage and egg biscuit for $1, which Hardee's will put right back into the money raised. The event runs Friday from 8 - 10:30am.