VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - The Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation is running a marketing campaign during EMS Week in support of the squads' fundraising efforts, encouraging the community to support the local volunteer squads by making a donation through the Foundations Recruiting website at LivesNeedSaving.org.
The Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach save the taxpayers of Virginia Beach over $20 million a year.
Each of the ten squads is its own 501[c] and is responsible for funding station operations as well as purchasing equipment, uniforms and emergency vehicles.
In 2012, the volunteers responded to over 40,000 9-1-1 calls for help.
Join the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach
Find out more at LivesNeedSaving.org
or call 647-2789
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