The fire department along with correctional officer James Gibson came together at Cici's Pizza to raise money for Viriginia's Public Safety Foundation.
Gibson is raffling a wooden playhouse that was built by Harrisonburg's own Diversion Center. While the kids were playing, firefighters also gave them a lesson on the firetruck, and safety.
A few hundred people have placed raffles today, and Gibson hopes that the money will fund his dream:
"It's going to be a memorial built on Capitol Grounds in Richmond to honor all those people who have died serving the state of Virginia. The governor did a kickoff about a month ago--an unveiling of this memorial about a month ago here to show people what it's supposed to look like and we need to raise two million dollars for it."
Gibson will raffle off the playhouse in September.
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