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Kids Go Christmas Shopping With Deputies

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Several kids had the opportunity to go Christmas shopping with Deputies Wednesday afternoon in Spokane Valley at Target Several kids had the opportunity to go Christmas shopping with Deputies Wednesday afternoon in Spokane Valley at Target
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

Wednesday afternoon a group of very special kids had the chance to do some Christmas shopping in Spokane Valley at Target and each one with a very different kind of personal shopper.

Armed with gift cards and their own personal escort, 14 kids took to the aisles of target this afternoon to do a little shopping. The kids are part of the Salvation Army's Youth Program and for the past couple of years they have teamed up with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office for some last minute Christmas shopping, not only for themselves but also their families.

Thanks to a $1000 grant from Target, the kids had the chance to spend $80 on anything they wanted in the entire store.  

With their Deputy in hand, they cruised around the store looking at things like clothes, shoes, Christmas decorations and of course, toys.

Lieutenant John Knowles has been a part of the shopping for the last couple years says it means a lot for the Sheriff's Office to be able to partner with local charities, especially during this time of year.

Deputies say they have an amazing time shopping with the kids and look forward to doing it every year.  

 


 

 

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