The event provided 100 area children the opportunity to shop with Vancouver Police officers and Nautilus, Inc. staff and take wrapped gifts of their choosing home
VANCOUVER – On Saturday (Dec. 10), the Vancouver Police Officer’s Guild (VPOG) and Nautilus, Inc. hosted a holiday shopping event for kids in need. This was the 18th year combining the Nautilus, Inc. Holiday Helper event with the VPOG Shop With A Cop.
The event provided 100 area children the opportunity to shop with Vancouver Police officers and Nautilus, Inc. staff and take wrapped gifts of their choosing home. This year officers from the Veterans Administration Police Department and Washington State Patrol also participated.
Thanks to Nautilus Inc. and Street Parking Inc. for their generous donations to support the event and to WalMart (9000 NE Hwy 99) for hosting this year’s event.
Additional volunteers included staff from the Police Activities League of SW Washington (PAL), King’s Way Christian School’s middle school leadership class and the Vancouver Police Neighbors On Watch.
All kids were pre-selected in advance of the event from multiple social service agencies serving families in need.
Information provided by Vancouver Police Department.
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