The “Cops andFirefighters for Christmas” program has been a part of Rock Island Police andFire Departments for the past 15 years. The program brings together policemenand firefighters with a needy child to assist in shopping for Christmas giftsfor their families as well as themselves. This yearly event has helped createmany positive interactions between local students and their police and firemen.
This SaturdayAugust 12th from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at and in conjunctionwith the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Moline, members of the Rock Island PoliceDepartment and Fire Department along with volunteers will be collectingdonations for our annual “Cops and Firefighters for Christmas” program.
To helpfundraising efforts, members of the Police and Fire Departments will be sellingbrats, hot dogs, chips and drinks as well. All proceeds will go towards theDecember 2017 event.
Donations for the “Cops for Christmas” program canalso be made to the Rock Island Police Department, 1212 5th Avenue,Rock Island, IL 61201.