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Atherton police host ‘Shop With a Cop’ event for kids in need

Original post made on Dec 13, 2019

Nine local students spent the morning of Dec. 11 on a holiday shopping spree at Target in Redwood City to pick out gifts for a family member or a friend, a toy for themselves, and a necessity like a scarf or socks.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, December 13, 2019, 11:23 AM

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Posted by Brian
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Dec 13, 2019 at 3:55 pm

This is a nice program but I am surprised that it is so small, only 9 kids got to participate. A resident of the Willows organized a toy drive that brought in close to 1000 toys, I would think Atherton could come up with support to allow at least 100 kids to participate. Not trying to put the program down, just surprised...

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