Muscular Dystrophy

October 2016

MD Boot Toll

October 29th, 2016|

Today is Muscular Dystrophy Canada Boot Toll day….. Watch for fire fighters throughout the city at 16 locations collecting donations.

Thank you to all our volunteers, families, friends members of the community that supported us today giving generously.

This is a very worthy charity and we are proud to support.

#LdnOnt Ontario’s Fire Fighters IAFF Canada

MD Volunteer Boot Toll

October 24th, 2015|

May 2015

Daughters Of Penelope – 25th Annual Festival Of Fashion

May 23rd, 2015|

The London Professional Fire Fighters Association is proud to partner with the Daughters Of Penelope and present the 25th Annual Festival Of Fashion…….Dinner and Fashion Show, in support of Muscular Dystrophy.
Sunday May 3rd, 2015, Hellenic Community Centre
3:30 pm Doors Open
4:30 pm Dinner
$50 per person, Tables Reserved *Door Prizes

Contact the LPFFA For Draw and Event Tickets.

March 2013

Rooftop campout against Muscular Dystrophy

March 1st, 2013|

72 Hour Roof Top Camp Out for Muscular Dystrophy

February 2013

Fire Fighters Begin 72 Hour Roof Top Camp Out

February 28th, 2013|

Thursday marked the kickoff to the annual London Professional Fire Fighters’ 72 Hour Roof Top Camp Out for Muscular Dystrophy.

For the next three days, eight members of the department will be camping on top of the Covent Garden Market.

Captain Tom Nicholson tells AM980 they are hoping a busy weekend at nearby Budweiser Gardens will […]

January 2013

Rooftop Campout

January 22nd, 2013|

London Fire Fighters are holding our third annual 72 Hour Rooftop Campout to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

November 2012

MD Cheque Presentation

November 1st, 2012|

September 2012

LFD Top Honours MD Canada 2012

September 18th, 2012|

Muscular Dystrophy Canada presented London Fire Fighter Greg Knight with top honours as of the Fire Fighter of the Year and the National Fire Department of the Year for Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

July 2012

London firefighters top fundraisers

July 1st, 2012|

London firefighters top fundraisers

The London Fire Department and London Professional Fire Fighters Association are the top fundraising department in Ontario and Canada for 2011-2012 after raising more than $60,000 in cash over the year.

The money was raised through a number of events throughout the year including the first-ever Rooftop Campout, two Boot Drives, a […]

June 2012

MD Canada Honours London Fire Fighters

June 29th, 2012|

A great tribute put together to honour the London Fire Fighters and their off duty efforts supporting Muscular Dystrophy.

London Fire Fighters climb Mt. Everest

June 21st, 2012|

On June 2nd, a group of 40 London Fire Fighters were standing in full gear outside the Covent Garden Market ready to climb to the balcony level; they were answering a call from Muscular Dystrophy Canada. The Fire Fighters had challenged themselves to climbing up a ladder, 8m at a time, until they had […]

Fire Fighters “Climb for a Cure”

June 2nd, 2012|

London Fire Fighters will be climbing the height of Mount Everest this weekend.

Around 40 members from the department will be putting on a show for visitors to the Covent Garden Market, all to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy.

“They wanted the new fire recruits to be exposed to another part of our jobs which is […]

May 2012

London Fire Fighters Climb Height of Mount Everest

May 1st, 2012|

London Fire Fighters have taken up the challenge to climb the height of Mount Everest….8850m…..8m at a time. On Saturday June 2nd, a group of London Fire Fighters will take turns climbing a ladder, 8m to the balcony of the Covent Garden Market till we reach a total of 8850m…..that’s over 1100 climbs up […]

March 2012

Firefighters hit the roof

March 2nd, 2012|

Seven London firefighters will be taking a few days off from battling blazes this spring to champion the battle against muscular dystrophy.

On March 15, the men will be calling the roof of Covent Garden Market home for 72 hours — outfitting the space with a canvas tents and patio lanterns — to raise awareness […]

February 2012

Firefighters camp out for a cause

February 12th, 2012|

A group of London fire fighters will be calling the roof of Covent Garden Market home for 72 hours with the hopes of raising money for a good cause.

The second annual Fire Fighters Roof Top Campout is set to take place March 15 – March 17 to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

“In London […]

January 2012

Rooftop Campout Volunteers

January 29th, 2012|


Fire fighters Bob Geilen, Chris Rennie and Matt Davis volunteering their off duty time to participate in the Rooftop Camp Out raising funds for Muscular Dystrophy.


October 2011

Newest fire chief

October 29th, 2011|

Becoming fire chief requires countless hours of training, years of on- the-job experience and working your way up the proverbial fire ladder — that is unless you’re Owen McGonigal.

On Thursday afternoon (Oct. 28), the affable eight-year-old with determination in his eyes, was bestowed the title of London’s Honourary Fire Chief in a ceremony held […]

London’s new honorary fire chief

October 28th, 2011|

When Owen McGonigal came to the London Fire Department Memorial Headquarters on October 28, he thought he was there to meet the mayor.

But the seven-year-old, who has muscular dystrophy, got a pleasant surprise from London’s firefighters. Not only did he meet Mayor Joe Fontana, but he was made an honorary fire chief.

“Owen, you have […]

Firefighters collecting for charity

October 23rd, 2011|

London firefighters will hold out their boots Saturday to collect money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada. They will set up outside nearly 20 retailers to accept donations beginning at 10 a.m.

via Firefighters collecting for charity | Metro.

April 2011

Firefighters camp-out on roof for charity

April 26th, 2011|

No one wants to get stuck on a roof in the rain, even with a tent and a sleeping bag. But Tom Nicholson isn’t concerned.

After all, the London firefighters rooftop camp-out is a fundraiser, not a campfire singalong.

“The whole idea is you’re out there being uncomfortable to raise money for someone else,” Nicholson said.

Rain […]