MEDIA AVAILABILTY: Boston PAL’s “Shop with a Cop: Heroes and Helpers”

WHO:            Mayor Martin Walsh, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross, Boston Police Officers,Transit Police Officers and members of Boston EMS

WHAT:          Thanks to the Boston Police Activities/Athletics League (PAL) and Target, over 300 children will join the Mayor, Boston Police Commissioner and Chief, as well as Boston Police and Transit Police Officers and members of Boston EMS for the 8th Annual “Shop with a Cop: Heroes and Helpers.”  Kids from every neighborhood in Boston will be paired with a first responder to pick out a special holiday gift.  In addition to funds donated by the Mayor, this event was made possible by Target, PAL, Kaitlyn Keaney Foundation and the Boston Police Department and Transit Police collective bargaining organizations.

WHEN:           Monday, December 19, 2016 at 5:45 PM.

WHERE:        South Bay Plaza Target at 8 Allstate Road, Boston, MA.

CONTACT:    Boston Police Media Relations (617) 343-4520 for media inquiries.