Del. State Police, community members come together to give local family a great Christmas

DOVER, Del. – The Christmas holiday was extra special this year for a Dover family after receiving the gift of “Operation Save Christmas”, which was created by two Delaware State Troopers.

Cpl. Kevin Shrader and TFC Courtney Aquino had the opportunity to meet the family during a call for service recently. The troopers learned that the children have never experienced the magic of Christmas the way many children are fortunate to, and the troopers felt they needed to do more to help these kids.

Through a social media post, the community had an opportunity to learn about Operation Save Christmas and the troopers’ goal of giving these children a Christmas as they have never been able to experience. The community’s response and the outpouring of support were more successful than the troopers could have imagined. With the donations raised, new toys, educational books, bicycles, two twin size beds, and non-perishable food items were purchased for the family.

Delaware State Police would like to thank everyone who helped make “Operation Save Christmas” a huge success and wish the citizens of Delaware a safe, healthy, and happy holiday season.

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