Annual Cops for Kids Christmas Pick-up Party


WHAT: Annual Cops for Kids Christmas Pick-up Party 
WHEN: Thursday, December 14, 2017, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lakeland Police Department – 219 N Massachusetts Avenue
WHY: Chief Giddens and staff will hand out toys to over 200 families registered with the Cops for Kids Toy Donation Program
LAKELAND, FL (December 13, 2017) - On Thursday, December 14, 2017 Chief Giddens will join staff and LakelandPD team members to hand out toys to the more than 200 families registered with with Cops for Kids Toy Donation Program. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., parents will arrive at the Lakeland Police Department to pick up pre-bagged toys while kids have their photo made with Santa and enjoy a complimentary meal from Chick-fil-A
The Cops for Kids Toy Donation Program, with the assistance of generous community donors, helps families in need provide their children with a happy holiday. 
“Over the past ten years, our Cops for Kids program has helped ease the burden for hundreds of families and allowed thousands of children to have a happy holiday,” said Chief Larry Giddens. “One of the greatest things we can do as a police department is give back to our citizens in need, for whom we take great pride in serving everyday.”