Children gather together with those in law enforcement and other first responders outside Target in El Centro during an annual Imperial Valley Shop with a Cop event held in recent years. The event is meant to provide a joyous holiday to children facing challenges in life while building positive relationships with those in law enforcement.
Photo by the Imperial Valley Shop with a Cop committee.
Every Christmas season in the Imperial Valley, on a Saturday
afternoon in December, a caravan of law enforcement vehicles and other first responders,
blare their sirens as they make their way to Target for a very special mission
– to give children facing challenges a joyous holiday experience.
The annual event, well into its 20th year, is
called Imperial Valley Shop with a Cop, and it brings together law enforcement
and other first responders together with children who might otherwise not
experience the joy of receiving a gift during the holiday Read More