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As part of the "Fill the Boot" fundraiser,
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As part of the "Fill the Boot" fundraiser, Members of the West Babylon Fire Department Joe Dimiceli (left) and Paul Buffa (right) collect money near the intersection of Montauk Highway and Great East Neck Road for superstorm Sandy victims from the Town of Babylon. (Jan. 5, 2013)(Credit: Fran Berkman)

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Babylon 'Fill the Boot' event raises $40G

Members of every volunteer fire department within Town of Babylon took part in a fundraiser on Saturday that generated more than $40,000 for victims of superstorm Sandy within the town. The event was dubbed “Fill the Boot” because the volunteers stood at various intersections throughout the town, encouraging passersby to drop money into large rubber boots.