SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — More than 250 youngsters shopped with a cop in Springdale Tuesday (Dec. 5).
The Springdale Police Division hosted the occasion to verify the youngsters had a Christmas.
Every child received about $150 to spend at Walmart. The children picked out what was on their Christmas record, however a lot of the cash was used to purchase new garments.
“Then my mommy would not should spend some huge cash,” one shopper stated. “Proper now we’re looking for some outfits, so we will have pants and a shirt so we do not have to fret about discovering pants.”
Jeff Taylor, a lieutenant with the Springdale Police Division, stated the buying day offers these households a Christmas, in addition to the chance to satisfy and spend time with the officers tasked with defending and serving them.
“It is a very non-stressful occasion for the households and for the officers,” stated Taylor, “It helps the officers to simply bridge that hole to construct that group with the younger youngsters in the neighborhood.”
The police division raised $50,000 for Store with a Cop with assist from the group.