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'Shop with a Cop' bake sale takes place in Barling

Barling Police say if it wasn't for this event, some children may not have gotten a visit from Santa this year.

BARLING, Ark. — The Barling Police Department (BPD) hosted a "Shop with a Cop" bake sale event at Casey's General Store on Friday, Nov. 2. 

They are helping at least 27 children from Barling Elementary with Christmas this year.

BPD says if it wasn't for this event, these children may not have a visit from Santa.

The event started at 6 a.m. and ended around 3:30 p.m. The department raised a total of $3,595!

"Thank you all soooo much for all your generous donations. We will be helping at least 27 kids this year. There's no way this would be possible without the support of our community!" the City of Barling wrote on Facebook.  

Credit: Barling
Credit: City of Barling

Come see us at Casey's! Every penny goes towards buying local kids Christmas presents!!!

Posted by City of Barling on Friday, December 2, 2022

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