Corpus Christi Fire Department Begins “Fill the Boot” Campaign in March

Campaign Raises Funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi Fire Department (CCFD) and Corpus Christi Professional Firefighter Association’s annual Fill the Boot campaign will be collecting donations on March 8, 15, and 22. Donations raised from the campaign benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Firefighters will be at intersections in various parts of the city, including:

  • Padre Island/ Flour Bluff
  • Calallen/Annaville
  • Six Points/Downtown
  • Horne/Ayers
  • Rodd Field/ Holly
  • Doddridge/ Staples
  • Horne/ Ayers
  • Navigation and Leopard
  • Yorktown/Staples
  • Leopard/Violet
  • Staples Street/Saratoga Boulevard/Holly Road/Greenwood Drive
  • Several locations along SPID

Firefighters will gather donations throughout the day.  CCFD advises drivers to stay alert and focus on the road throughout the donation campaign.

In 2023, CCFD raised $102,632 for the annual campaign. CCFD hopes to raise over $100,000 for this year’s campaign.

Donations can also be made online at

To learn more about the history of the MDA Fill the Boot campaign, visit

Media representatives can contact Public Information Officer Brianna Sandoval at 361-826-1655 or email at