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News Release

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Media Relations

Operation Shoes from Santa; LAPD’s Olympic Division is Providing Underprivileged Families with New Shoes NA12272vh

What:
Holiday Shoe Give-away

When:
Thursday, December 20, 2012
6 p.m.

Where:
Olympic Community Police Station
1130 S. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90006

Who:
Senior Lead Officer Eric Mollinedo, Olympic Division
Senior Lead Officer Heidi Stoecklein, Olympic Division
Olympic Division Personnel
Chance for Children Foundation

Why:
To hold a shoe drive for many underprivileged families in the community.  Olympic division is accepting brand new shoes for “Operation Shoes from Santa” Santa and his Elf will be on hand, as children will be able to create a variety of Christmas crafts, and be treated to Santa cookies and hot chocolate.  Join us as Police Officers distribute more than 600 pairs of new shoes to pre-registered school-aged children.

LAPD Olympic Division and Vlado Shoes invites you to join community partners, Home Depot, Warehouse Shoe Sales, La Brea Bakery, Chinese Laundry, Liliana’s Tamales, and S&J Tow, along with other private entities, in donating to this worthy cause.

CONTACT:
For more information, please contact Senior Lead Officer Eric Mollinedo or Senior Lead Officer Heidi Stoecklein at 213-793-0785.