Give Burns The Boot® (GBTB) began in 1990.
GBTB raised $76,000 that first year from the participation of 23 fire departments:
200 fire departments and $17 million!
GBTB grew to include the participation of over 200 fire departments across the State, raising over 17 million dollars since inception.
GBTB Investment Credit Program
The GFBF also supports a Give Burns The Boot® Investment Credit Program through which participating fire departments receive ten percent of the funds they collected to be used towards fire safety/burn prevention programs in their communities. Over 1.7 million dollars has been reinvested in communities throughout the State.