They are talking about a boxing match and Teo is the boxer, They raised money for the firehouse by selling tickets for the match.
and what is "turn out for"? Is it "show up" or "supporting him"?
Jim- So far, we've raised 5 grand for the firehouse, and with this fight...
Mel- i thought you were hoping for 1,000.
Jim- Ah, people in the town are just really turning out for teo.