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Concord Police Surprised Holiday Shoppers With Gift Cards to Local Retail and Grocery Stores

Concord Police officers were surprising shoppers leading up to Christmas as they seek to spend a generous anonymous donation.

The police department got $50,000 a few weeks ago to spend however it wanted to benefit the community. Officers showed up at local grocery stores, Target, Walmart and downtown restaurants giving away $25 and $50 gift cards.

Officers also handed out hundreds of wrapped gifts during patrols, and brought presents to the homes of crime victims, including a 6-year-old girl who was paralyzed when she was beaten by her mother’s boyfriend in 2014.

One of the families who were the recipients of the police department’s kindness posted a nice video on Facebook.

Today we were at Target doing some last minute, okay I’ll be honest, first time Christmas shopping. As we were checking…

Posted by Amanda Teune on Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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