Children get a free shopping spree for the holidays
Jonesboro chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police and Rotary Club sponsor “Shop with a Cop”
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Many smiles and excitement as children were given a free shopping spree at Academy Sports and Outdoors.
During the event, kids were able to shop for items of their choice to take back home.
As Christmas nears and people are still seeing the effects of the pandemic, officers have their own reasons for giving back.
“I just do this to help the community and help everybody and try to make the community a better place,” Officer Justin McMillen said.
Some children were surprised to have been able to shop with an officer.
There was over $8,000 raised to assist in children being able to shop.
Children and officers alike are looking forward to doing this again.
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