Shop Early and Save at Scooter’s Coffee This Holiday Season
Support local businesses; free parking in Downtown ramps on Small Business Saturday

Santa Cop Assists Foster Children with Winter Necessities

CRPD Santa Cop Event 1CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The Cedar Rapids Police Protective Charity (CRPPC) is hosting their annual Cops & Kids Santa Cop event on Monday, November 22, 2021 at Target on Blairsferry Road NE from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m.  CRPD employees will be shopping with approximately 100 children in our community for winter clothing such as coats, boots and mittens. This year’s event will focus on families who have foster care and adopted children in their homes. 

The Cedar Rapids Police Protective Charity is a collaborative effort of Cedar Rapids police officers, community donors, and local businesses to provide assistance to those in need.  Each year the organization hosts events like Cops and Kids Back to School as well as Santa Cop.  All donations are tax deductible and 100 percent of donations go to making a difference in the lives of children in our community and fostering relationships with officers and the public. 

To donate, visit, or checks may be mailed to CRPPC, 505 1st Street SW Cedar Rapids Iowa 52404 Attn.: Officer Charity Hansel.

For more information, please visit


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)