St. Pete police spend $10,000 on toys, food for local families

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — St. Petersburg police officers and police athletic league representatives bought $10,000 of toys and food gift cards for local needy families on Wednesday morning.

The St. Petersburg Target store opened just for the shopping spree.

A generous local donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, donated the money.

The goal is to help needy families -and- continue to build positive relationships between police officers and the community they serve.

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