Inside Indiana Business // March 8, 2016

Internet Charity Aims to Save Fire Department

By Alex Brown - Inside Indiana Business


A charity web site with ties to Indiana is looking to raise money to keep the Hudson Fire Department from closing. Chive Charities, co-founded by Fort Wayne native John Resig, will launch a "flash campaign" Tuesday after a visit by Resig to the fire department.

Rescue Lieutenant Justin Pence says the department is at risk of closing due to city-level financial troubles which have caused a budget shortfall of tens of thousands of dollars. Pence reached out to Resig, who he said "stepped up" to help the department....

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