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Shop With a PAL, 2012
Posted Date: 12/5/2012

EVENT: Shop With a PAL, 2012

DATE & TIME: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 7:00 am

LOCATION: Kohl’s Department Store, 3700 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA

The Santa Clara Police Activities League (P.A.L.) is pleased to announce the 2012 “Shop with a PAL” program. On Saturday December 22nd, P.A.L. volunteers and Santa Clara Police Officers will pair with local middle school and high school students for a holiday shopping spree at Kohl’s Department Store. Each student will receive a pre-paid store gift card to spend on gifts for themselves and family members. Afterwards, the students will enjoy breakfast at Mariani’s Inn and Restaurant where volunteers and officers will assist with gift wrapping. Additionally, P.A.L. volunteers and officers will deliver food baskets and gifts to Santa Clara families on Christmas Day.

The goal of “Shop with a PAL” is to make this holiday season brighter for families chosen by the Santa Clara Unified School District. “Shop with a PAL” is made possible thanks to generous support from the following sponsors: Santa Clara P.A.L., the Santa Clara Police Officers Association, Mariani’s Inn and Restaurant, Kohl’s Department Store, the Santa Clara Unified School District, Master Precision Machining Inc., and the Santa Clara Soroptomist Club.

Santa Clara P.A.L. expands its community outreach to youngsters and their families through events like “Shop with a PAL.” Santa Clara P.A.L. has brought neighborhood children and families together with volunteers in a positive setting for over 40 years,. P.A.L. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching our youth values through self-determination, teamwork and respect for others.

Anyone with questions about the event should call Officer Bill Davis, Santa Clara PAL Executive Director, at (408) 615-4882.

Release prepared by:
Lt. Matt Hogan
Administrative Services Division