The "Cops and Firefighters for Christmas" program has been a part of Rock Island Police and Fire Departments for the past 16 years.
brings together policemen and firefighters with a needy child to assist in
shopping for Christmas gifts for their families as well as themselves. This
yearly event has helped create many positive interactions between local
students and their police and firemen.
This Saturday June
9th from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at and in conjunction with the
Wal-Mart Supercenter in Moline, members of the Rock Island Police Department
and Fire Department along with volunteers will be collecting donations for our
annual “Cops and Firefighters for Christmas” program.
fundraising efforts, members of the Police and Fire Departments will be selling
brats, hot dogs, chips and drinks as well. All proceeds will go towards the
December 2018 event.
Donations for the “Cops for Christmas” program can
also be made to the Rock Island Police Department, 1212 5th Avenue,
Rock Island, IL 61201.