Volunteer Fire Fighters of Arizona

Volunteer Fire Fighters of Arizona

There are 5 comments on the Miner-Sun-Basin story from Jun 25, 2008, titled Volunteer Fire Fighters of Arizona. In it, Miner-Sun-Basin reports that:

Winkelman Fire Chief, center, takes his oath of office as President of the Volunteer Fire Fighters of Arizona.

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paul swanson

Phoenix, AZ

#1 Oct 3, 2008
the fundraisers for this organization have harrassed me for contributions by phone , last year i willingly gave, this year at this time i am unemployed, and they still relented in going ahead "putting me down" for a contribution of $25. when i repeatedly stated i am having a hard time paying my rent, these unabashed promotional tactics are discusting, i will not be contributing again in the future due to the pressure sales techniques
David Crooks

United States

#2 Oct 21, 2008
I to have been called with claims that it supports the wildfire Academy, which is just next door. si I'll check there tomorrow.

I realize that there are volunteer departments in places like Jerome and Black Canyon City, but seems like those folks should support their own.(We pay taxes for ours). I gave last year, but do not think it the most important charity or non-profit outfit around.
andrew paul

Phoenix, AZ

#3 Dec 3, 2008
I have just been called by these guys too and i'mtired of it. I don't know how they use this money and i think it is suspect. I just say yes on the phone to appease them and then never send the money. I wish i can get off their list
Darlene Caccitolo

Tucson, AZ

#4 Dec 9, 2008
Dear President of the Volunteer Fire Fighters of Arizona, your phone reps are extremely rude and
very pushy. I gave to your organization in May of
2008 and when they called in December would not take no for an answer. I received another pledge form. Sorry, but I will not give again. The Food
Bank and other organizations here in Tucson are more important. Please remove me from your list.
Bercat

Phoenix, AZ

#5 Jan 10, 2009

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