The Wake Forest Fire Department will host its annual “Drive By Fish Fry” on Friday, April 22, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. – or until all the fish plates are sold. The drive-thru event will be offered along Elm Avenue in front of Fire Station #1, 420 Elm Ave. A map of the drive-thru system will be provided in the coming days.
Fish plates will include generous portions of fried flounder, boiled potatoes, coleslaw, and hush puppies. No beverages will be provided.
Plates are $11 each when purchased with a credit or debit card. Only available while supplies last, fish plates may be purchased on the day of the event with cash for $10 each. Online orders will be accepted through Wednesday, April 13, at https://bit.ly/WFFDFishFry. Please note: Due to a limited number of meals, ordering ahead is strongly encouraged.
Fish fry proceeds will benefit the Wake Forest Firefighters Foundation. Formed in 2020 following the merger of the WFFD and the Town of Wake Forest, the foundation endeavors to support the needs of WFFD firefighters and their families while also contributing to the community.
Local programs/initiatives supported by the foundation include:
Camp Celebrate which hosts and celebrates pediatric burn victim survivors and their families. The camp is organized by the NC Jaycee Burn Center.
Annual cookout for children at the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford, NC.
Annual “Shop with a Firefighter” event at Christmas for less fortunate children.
Hosting a child to attend camp at the YMCA.
On-scene support and rehab by the Ladies Auxiliary
Providing funds to members facing financial hardships.
For more information about the Drive By Fish Fry, contact Fire Logistics Specialist David Davis at 919-761-3810 or [email protected].