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Tip-a-Fireman tonight helps tutor struggling kids
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Off-duty Manteca firefighters are waiting tables tonight at Applebee’s to raise money to provide free tutoring services to struggling youth.

The firefighters are at the East Yosemite restaurant from 5 to 9 p.m. All tips will go to the Give Every Child a Chance program.

The one-on-one program in Manteca is made up of some 900 students, 338 volunteer tutors, and 29 sites including Manteca High, East Union, and Sierra.

The mentor-tutor program is available to first- through 12th- grade youngsters.

Overall in various programs GECAC serves over 3,000 youth a year.

Information on the program is available at the participating school sites or by calling GECAC at 825-7003.