Tampa Officers On Doughnut Duty for Special Olympics The annual fundraiser helps provide financial support for disabled athletes

03/18/15
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 The annual fundraiser helps provide financial support for disabled athletes


What: Tampa Police officers will dangle buckets from Krispy Kreme's rooftop to collect donations for Special Olympics Florida.

When: Thursday, March 21st - Saturday, March 23rd from 6 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Thursday, March 21st at 7:45 a.m., Chief Jane Castor will join Chad the horse as he trots through the drive-thru for his customary jelly doughnut.

Where: Krispy Kreme, 3113 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa

Details:

Tampa Police officers will take to Krispy Kreme's rooftop to raise money for Special Olympics Florida during the 8th Annual Cops on Doughnut Shops. Officers will reel down buckets filled with coupons from the roof to customers who donate $1 or more to the cause.

The money that is raised during the three-day event is used to help athletes with intellectual disabilities participate in Olympic style sporting events during the summer. The games will be played at Disney's Wide World of Sports this May.

Janelle McGregor
TPD/PIO