About the Iona McGregor Firefighter Association
The objects and purposes of the Corporation are charitable, educational, fraternal, civic, social, and other activities necessary or expedient in carrying out the charitable purpose and object of the Corporation; to hold or give entertainments; solicit charitable contributions for distribution to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; to reduce the burden on the local government through charitable contribution of firefighting equipment; and, in general, to do any and all things necessary to carry out and further the charitable and educational purposes and object of the Corporation.
The Corporation may solicit charitable contributions, hold fund raising activities, accept donations, and any other lawful and appropriate actions in which to raise funds which will aid in carrying out the stated purpose of the Corporation. The Corporation shall not in any way be political, support political parties, lobby for any causes, or any other like or similar activity.
The Corporation may make gifts of funds to bona fide charitable organizations, make gifts or set up trusts for fallen and injured firefighters and paramedics, may schedule educational seminars for the community, may provide fire and emergency medicine scholarships , may make gifts to the community so long as the gifts further the charitable purpose of the organization, may reduce the burden on the local government through charitable donation of firefighting equipment, and may do any other activities that are lawful and proper which aid in the furtherance of the organizations purpose.