Tampa Officers On Doughnut Duty for Special OlympicsThe annual fundraiser helps provide financial support for intellectually disabled athletes

03/18/15
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Mounted Patrol Horse Justice makes his annual trip through the Krispy Kreme drive-thru for a jelly doughnut.
Mounted Patrol Horse Justice makes his annual trip through the Krispy Kreme drive-thru for a jelly doughnut.

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

When: Thursday, April 28 - Saturday, April 30th from 6 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 a.m., Chief Jane Castor will join Justice 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 6th Annual Cops on Doughnut Shops. Officers will reel down buckets filled with coupons from the roof to customers who donate $5 or more to the cause.

The department has raised over $15,000 for Special Olympics Florida during Cops on Doughnut Shops. The money 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 year.

Janelle McGregor
Public Information Office