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Aug 1, 2014 4:38 PM by Jennifer Lira - jlira@kristv.com

Corpus Christi Firefighters CARE Donates $5,000 to Charity, Announces T-shirt Campaign

CORPUS CHRISTI - Since 2009, Corpus Christi Firefighters CARE, Inc. has donated more than $150,000 to local charities.

Friday, the group handed over another large donation.

CARE, short for Cancer Awareness and Relief Efforts, donated $5,000 to the Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation. MD Anderson will match the donation.

Money raised through CARE fundraising efforts is donated specifically to cancer awareness and research programs.

Friday, the group kicked off its 6th annual CARE t-shirt campaign. The group is selling t-shirts at its office at 6014 Ayers Street, Monday through Friday.

T-shirts are available for $12 and $15, depending on size.

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