Tucson charity dinners

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Families at the Ronald McDonald House in Tucson ate food prepared by some special chefs Thursday night.

Tucson Firefighters took part in the Ronald McDonald House's Chef for a Day program, coming in to cook meals for everyone.

"And anybody is able to volunteer and come into the house and bring the food, and prepare a meal for our families.  And this is the best gift that can be given to the families that stay here," said Judy Goddard from the Ronald McDonald House.

The chefs consisted of the trustees for the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation.

And Cook for the Cure, a 4-hour celebration of food and wine, featured some of Tucson's top chefs Thursday.

The event kicks off the Susan B Komen for the cure Southern Arizona cool off with Komen campaign.

"This is our first cool off for common series of activities. It's our fundraising and really intented to raise awareness that all women need to be breast self-aware and have their mammograms and early detection done every year, starting at age 40," said Jaimie Leopold with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Everyone who attended was asked to bring a $10 donation.