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Shop With a Cop taking donations


November 3, 2017

Shop With a Cop is now taking donations.

"It's a program where the cops get together and we help children with families who might be having a hard time getting some Christmas gifts together," SPD Officer Jennifer Woodis said. "Maybe they lost a job or there's a sickness."

The program, through Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 43, is completely donation-based.

"Last year we had five kids and we had $500. Each kid got $100 and they got a wishlist for their family," Woodis said. "They go out and purchase gifts for their other family members, not for themselves."

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