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Officers to Help 50 Needy Kids During Back-to-School ‘Shop With a Cop’ Saturday

Media advisory sent on behalf of SLPA, which organizes the annual “Shop with a Cop” event in the Salt Lake Valley each Christmas

WHO: Salt Lake City Police Department
  Utah Highway Patrol
  Salt Lake Police Association (SLPA)
WHAT: Back-to-School Shop with a Cop, sponsored by SLPA
WHEN: Saturday, August, 16, 2014
  7 a.m. – Officers check in
  8 a.m. – Kids arrive, get paired with officer, eat breakfast
  10 a.m. – Event ends
WHERE: Target, 1110 S. 300 W., Salt Lake City
   
VISUALS: Officers, kids meet over breakfast
  Officers help kids shop for back-to-school clothing
  Backpacks full of school supplies given to kids
  Kids show parents what they’ve bought with officers

Thank you to the following partners:

  • Target, host location
  • Chick-fil-A, breakfast
  • United Stationers, backpacks and school supplies
  • SLPA and Alpine Country Club, gift cards
  • Utah Division of Child & Family Services, partner that identified children in need

Contact: Mike Tuttle, Salt Lake Police Association president, (801) 799-3100 or michael.tuttle@slcgov.com.

 

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