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News Release

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Media Relations

“Operation Shoes from Santa” NA16374sr

WHAT: LAPD's 77Th Area, 4th Annual "Operation Shoes from Santa"

WHEN: Thursday, December 16, 2016
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: 77th Street Area Community Police Station
7600 South Broadway
Los Angeles, California 90003

WHO: 77th Street Area Personnel
Shoes That Fit
Santa Claus
Nordstrom's Department Store

WHY: Los Angeles Police Department 77th Street Area and Shoes That Fit, a national nonprofit providing new athletic shoes for children in need, invite you to join community partners Nordstrom, Fandango and KIA of Downtown, in donating to this worthy cause.

The 4th Annual "Operation Shoes from Santa" will feature over 1,000 pairs of shoes generously donated by Nordstrom that will be distributed to pre-designated children from schools within the 77th Street community. 77th Area is also accepting brand new athletic shoes to give to additional children at this festive event.

Officers from 77th Area will also transform the police station into a Winter Wonderland with real snow on the ground for children to play in.

Santa and his Elf will be coming to town to provide shoes, toys, and holiday treats for the children.

CONTACT: For questions, contact Police Officer III Joseph Marrone, 77th Street Area Community Police Station at, or you may donate to