Cops shop and deliver

Patrolwoman Samantha McAdams, of the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Police, shops for toys for a child in need during 2020’s annual Shop with a Cop event at the Bradley Walmart.

The 30th annual Kankakee County Shop with a Cop event returns Sunday, Dec. 12. Hosted by the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Bourbonnais Police Department and local law enforcement agencies, the program benefits underprivileged children in Kankakee County.

The Bourbonnais Police Department at 700 Main St. NW and Village of Bourbonnais at 600 Main St. NW are accepting financial donations through Monday, Dec. 6. Cash, coins and checks made payable to Bourbonnais FOP Lodge #64 are accepted.

In 2020, contributions helped 82 children between the ages of 6 and 12 receive gifts from 56 officers and volunteers along with holiday food baskets for their 48 families. Additionally, the Bourbonnais Jewel-Osco donated food to each family.

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