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News Release

Monday, December 22, 2014

Media Relations

LAPD partners with the LASD and the Viking Charities To Give Away Holiday Food Baskets to Needy Families

What:   
Holiday food basket giveaway
 
When:   
Sunday, December 21, 2014
8:30 a.m.

Where: 
Santa Monica Airport-Barker Hanger
(South side of Santa Monica Airport)
3021 Airport Avenue
Santa  Monica, CA 90405

Who:    
LAPD Community Relations Section
LAPD Community Policing Unit
Members of the Viking Charities

Why:    
LAPD Department personnel will volunteer their time to assist members of the Viking Charities assemble and hand-deliver over 1,500 holiday food packages and much needed staples to specifically identified families-in-need. Each basket contains a turkey and miscellaneous dinner items.

Viking Charities is a leading charity for disadvantaged children in Los Angeles County. Throughout the year, the Vikings Charities Organization and Stations within the Sheriff’s Department and the Los Angeles Police Department have joined forces in an attempt to make a  difference in the communities they serve.

For more information about Viking Charities please visit http://www.vikingcharities.com/about-us. For more information, contact LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910 or Senior Lead Officer Heidi Stoecklein at 213-486-6000.



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