Sun Lakes Palo Verde resident Charlene Clausen knew that with CDC guidelines and Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (AFMA) rules, that the acceptance of home-cooked meals or any food could not be brought into either of the Sun Lakes stations by the AFMA firefighters and medics. Clausen is a longtime member of the unique Sun Lakes “First Friday Firefighter Feeds” and loved cooking for both stations and felt she wanted to show her appreciation during this pandemic the next best way. By posting on Nextdoor.com, she collected over $800 from community members. She then divided in six, one for each of three shifts and their 48-hour tour, and purchased gift cards from the local supermarket. Charlene also has “walked the walk” as a former member of AFMA’s Fire Corps Community Assistance Program.