Get your spare change out on Nov. 16 and 17 when Burnaby firefighters will be out in full force collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
The annual Fire Fighters Boot Drive for Muscular Dystrophy Canada raised $2.9 million last year, with Burnaby contributing $30,000 to that total.
The funds collected support research, education, services and equipment, such as a power wheelchair, which can cost between $25,000 and $40,000.
These funds also have a direct impact in Burnaby, home to 33 registered clients of Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
Burnaby firefighters will be at these locations between 5 and 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 and between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17: B.C. liquor stores at Willingdon and Hastings, Brentwood Town Centre and HighGate Shopping Centre; Costco locations at Still Creek Avenue and Brighton Avenue; Kensington Square Plaza, Metropolis at Metrotown and Lougheed Town Centre.