Berrien County Sheriff's Office hosts annual Shop with a Cop event
The event took place at the Walmart in Niles.
The sheriff's office received over $7,400 in donations for the shopping spree.
In addition to picking out presents, the sheriff's office Reserve Unit also provided holiday food baskets and gift cards to the 11 families so they could enjoy a holiday feast this year.
After they shopped, deputies and families gathered at the Michiana Christian Embassy for snacks and gift wrapping.
The following businesses and organizations assisted the sheriff's office in making this year's event happen:
- Niles-area Walmart
- United Federal Credit Union
- Punishers Southwest Michigan
- Stevensville United Methodist Church
- Michiana Christian Embassy
- Milano Pizza of Niles
- Friends for Berrien Springs
- Lane Automotive
- LECO Corporation.
- Antibus Scales & Systems
- Wightman & Associates
- Pike Funeral Home
- Redbud Recreation Inc.
- Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit members
The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Chaplains, the Berrien Springs-Oronoko Township Police Department, the Bridgman City Police Department, the Saint Joseph City Department of Public Safety, the Southwest Michigan Boys & Girls Club, and the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office sworn deputies also helped with this year's event.