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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Media Relations

LAPD Olympic Area is Hosting “Operation Shoes from Santa” Holiday Shoe Giveaway for Children NA18232lpk

What:
Holiday Shoe Giveaway

When:
Saturday, December 8, 2018
11 a.m.

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

Who:
LAPD Captain III Patricia Sandoval, Olympic Area Commanding Officer
LAPD Captain I Ahmad Zarekani, Olympic Area Patrol Commanding Officer
Senior Lead Officer Danny Chavez aka Santa Claus
LAPD Olympic Area Personnel
Vans
Home Depot
Rydell Chevrolet

Why:
The Los Angeles Police Department's Olympic Division is currently conducting a shoe drive for many deserving families in the community. Olympic division is accepting brand new shoes for "Operation Shoes from Santa." This endeavor will culminate with a celebratory Winter-Wonderland event.

Santa and his elf will be on hand, children will be able to play in real snow, create a variety of Christmas crafts, and be treated to Santa cookies and hot chocolate. Join Olympic area police officers as they distribute new shoes to over 1,500 underprivileged school-aged children.

LAPD Olympic Division and Vans invites you to join community partners, Valdo Footwear, Home Depot, Guess, Rydell Chevrolet, MagicSnow, and other private entities, in donating generously to this worthwhile cause.

CONTACT:
For more information or to donate shoes, please contact Olympic Area Senior Lead Officer Eric Mollinedo at 213-793-0785, or email at 31754@lapd.online.


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