Help Out this Run-to-the-Curb Kid
We’ll share the rest of the story about 11-year old Tommy Hook soon but all you need to know for now is that his Dad, Deputy Chief Jimmy Hook of the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department died last week after a brief illness at age 42.
The good folks at HVFD are doing the right thing by him and making sure that Tommy has the financial support to go on to be a great kid after the loss of his dad — and to follow in his father’s footsteps as a great adult and maybe even a firefighter some day too.
I only met Jimmy and Tommy once, and just a few weeks ago during my visit to Hyattsville, but as you can see from this photo I snapped by chance right before they left the firehouse — both of them left an impression on me.
Here’s the link to the education fund that’s been set up for Tommy Hook. I hope you’ll consider helping them take care of this great Run-to-the-Curb kid: http://www.hvfd.com/hvfd/content/view/304/2/
- HVFD Mourns the Loss of Chief Jimmy Hook – http://www.hvfd.com/hvfd/content/view/300/2/
- Hyattsville Remembers Deputy Chief Hook, Honors Best of 2010 and Beyond at Annual Banquet – http://www.hvfd.com/hvfd/content/view/302/2/