Nina Crane, a fourth grader from Carbondale, picks out a Fisher-Price Pull-Along Turtle for her little
brother Tuesday during the third-annual “Shop with a Cop” event at Kohl’s in Carbondale. The event,
presented by the Public Relations Student Society of America student chapter at SIUC, picks several
children from student families and pairs each with a police officer from the SIU Department of Public
Safety. Each child receives a $100 gift card to spend on gifts for themselves and their family.
LEWIS MARIEN | DAILY EGYPTIAN

‘Shop with a Cop’ brings gift of giving to SIU families

Christmas came early to 10-year-old Nina Crane and 14 other children who live with their parents on campus. The third annual Shop with a Cop event took place Tuesday, allowing children to buy gifts for themselves and their families for the holidays. The ... Continue Reading →

Cops, kids shop with Christmas spirit

One mother at the annual Shop with a Cop event hosted by the Public Relations Student Society of America described it program nothing short of amazing. “It’s a true blessing,” said Adrainne Kelley-Wright, a senior from Chicago studying special education ... Continue Reading →
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