Sunday 20 Jan 2019

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Walmart & GPD Sponsor Shop With A Cop

Thanks to a $2,000 Community Grant from the Spence Avenue Walmart, the Goldsboro Police Department helped make the Christmas season bright for several local children during its Shop with a Cop event. Police officers and participating children gathered at Walmart at 1002 N. Spence Ave, at 8 a.m. Saturday to shop for Christmas gifts.

The seven children who participated were selected by the Department of Social Services. Each child was able to spend about $200.

“The Goldsboro Police Department’s mission is to protect and serve the residents of our community. Outreach programs like Shop with a Cop are just one of the ways we serve,” said Goldsboro Police Chief Mike West. “We hope that we can help spread the Christmas cheer and give these 10 young kids the wonderful Christmas that they deserve.”

2 Comments

  1. Woosz says:

    Great thought; hopefully this idea will spread.

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  2. Slim says:

    Good job ladies an gentlemen!!. I know how kids feel when somebody do those things at Christmas me and my motorcycle club did 15 kids a year and it really mean a lot to them. We met the moms an we always road up Christmas eve with out the kids knowing a clue what’s bout to happen. So yea that means a lot to them. Keep it up gpd!!!.

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