May 20, 2017

HIT and Red Cross Home Fires Preparedness Event ::

Date: Saturday May 20, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Highland Family YMCA
Address: 7793 Central Avenue, Highland CA 92346

In the month of May, the Highland Improvement Team will be supporting this special volunteer event in place of our regular cleanup project.  The Red Cross has teamed up with Highland’s Community Development Department and Fire Department to offer Highland residents smoke alarms.  The Red Cross has already begun to reach out to residents to sign them up for this program as a way to help reduce risks of home fires and to save lives.


When:                 Saturday, May 20, 2017

Location:            Highland Family YMCA – 7793 Central Avenue, Highland, CA

Time:                  8am to 1pm


We need your help…the Red Cross is asking to have at least 40-50 volunteers help out in order to make this program successful!!!  Volunteers will be grouped together to go door-to-door to ask residents if they would like smoke alarms, offer fire safety and preparedness information and help residents create home evacuation plans!  Please sign up to help out on this day.


Listed below are the specific volunteer roles that you can sign up for:

·         Installer: Test and install smoke alarms (must be over 18 years of age)

·         Educator: Review literature and assist the resident with a home fire escape plan (bilingual a plus)

·         Documenter: Record and report smoke alarms installed, resident paperwork

·         Safety: Group contact, keep in communication with event captain (may require use of personal cell phone)


This is how you can sign up to help out that day:

·         Register to volunteer online at

·         Contact Christine Villafuerte (Red Cross) at 909-380-7248 or Kim Stater (City of Highland) at 909-864-8732 ext. 204

Denise Moreno  | Community Volunteer Services Coordinator
CITY OF HIGHLAND | 27215 Base Line | Highland | CA | 92346
909 864 6861 extension 203 | 909 862 3180 fax

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