Cards for Cops – Great Success!
A big thanks to all those within the church and community who donated 90 gift cards, totalling a value of $2,250, to the local police departments of Lake Dallas, Hickory Creek, and Corinth. A special ceremony was observed on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at Lake Cities UMC during the morning worship hour. Service members from all three local police departments were present to receive the cards. Participants from the church and community stood in appreciation for the officers received their gifts.
Cards for Cops is a program designed to show the community’s appreciation to its local police departments by offering gift cards from local restaurants. The program was launched last year in response to the 2016 attack that occurred in downtown Dallas where several officers were mortally wounded. The idea behind the cards is to support local officers, staff, and their families with a complimentary holiday meal. Over the past two years, the program has raised more than $5,000 to give to officers and their families. While the program is led by Lake Cities United Ministry Church, community organizations such as the Lake Cities Chamber of Commerce have partnered with the church to make it a great success.
Thank you for your support!