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Shop With A Cop will Distribute Backpacks to Students at Santee Elementary on 8-17-19
Filed under Press Release, on 8/13/2019 10:45:00 AM by Author: Webmaster.




Media Advisory
 
 
 
WHAT: Backpack Distribution and Community Policing-Fostering a positive experience for children and families from the Santee Neighborhood in San Jose.
 
WHO: Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley, San Jose Police Department, Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office, California Highway Patrol, Campbell Police Department, San Jose-Evergreen Community College District Police Department, Foothill-DeAnza Community College District Police Department, elected officials, corporate leaders, and community volunteers will distribute backpacks and school supplies to over 400 elementary school students. 
 
WHEN:
Saturday, August 17, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 
WHERE:
Santee Elementary School, 1313 Audubon Dr., San Jose

 

 

operation backpackSan Jose, CA -- On Saturday, August 17, 2019, the Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley along with local law enforcement, elected officials, corporate leaders, and community volunteers will be at Santee Elementary School in San Jose distributing backpacks filled with school supplies to over 400 students from Santee Elementary and McKinley Elementary Schools.

The Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley's mission is to foster better relations between the police and the community.  "We are pleased to participate in providing these students with the items they need to start the school year off right.  Our local police officers want to help.  We need to show police officers in a positive light.  Shop with a Cop Foundation of Silicon Valley is about calming fears and rebuilding trust in the community," said Darrell Cortez, Executive Director of Shop with a Cop Foundation SV.

People wishing to make a donation so more children may participate, can mail them to: P.O. Box 8003, San Jose, CA 95155.  Make checks payable to Shop with a Cop Foundation SV or at www.shopwithacopsv.org via PayPal.

For additional information please contact:

  • Darrell Cortez at 669-226-2663 or avcortez57@yahoo.com 

   

BY: David Bartholomew #1085N AUTHORIZED BY: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936
DATE: 08/13/2019 TIME: 10:30 AM DATE: 08/13/2019 TIME: 10:30 AM


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