Metroeast professional Firefighters partnering with AFFI Warrior program to raise funds to purchase a modified/custom vehicle for a wounded veteran. Each modified vehicle can cost upward of $50,000 to make it operable for a veteran’s specific disability.  To raise enough money, the group will be selling t-shirts and hosting a Poker Run and Golf Scramble on August 22.

The AFFI will be giving away this vehicle to a wounded veteran at the 2015 AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park on Sunday, September 27 straight from the drag strip starting line during opening ceremony!

More details how ‘YOU’ can get involved can be found at the Metro East Professional Fire Fighters website website.


The Metro East Professional Firefighters are a group of union firefighters, working together to support charity and give back to our communities. Our members come from the following fire departments:

  • Alton Fire Department
  • Belleville Fire Department
  • East Alton Fire Department
  • East St. Louis Fire Department
  • Edwardsville Fire Department
  • Godfrey Fire Department
  • Granite City Fire Department
  • Maryville Fire Department
  • Highland Fire Department
  • Wood River Fire Department