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Heroes And Helpers Brings Holiday Cheer To Tallahassee Youth

Holiday Gift

Heroes and Helpers is bringing holiday cheer to Tallahassee youth tomorrow, December 6. It’s a partnership with the Tallahassee Police Department and Target.

Kids will be paired with officers from TPD and able to use Target gift cards to purchase items for themselves and their families. Damon Miller is a spokesman with TPD.

“Target’s been with us strong and we’ve had a great experience just to be with them and just everyone that works there at the store itself, from the top person to the bottom, is just really helpful to us and were just grateful to have that partnership.”

Miller says the program helps officers build positive relationships with community members.

Jade Jacobs is a fourth year broadcast journalism student at Florida A&M University. Before interning at WFSU, Jade worked at Antioch Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church as a media intern in Dallas, Texas. She has also served as a live shot reporter on FAMU TV News 20, a writer for the FAMUAN and Journey Magazine and a radio personality on WANM 90.5 The Flava Station's Saturday Morning Show. After graduation, she plans to continue to work in the journalism field as a news reporter. She enjoys shopping, inspirational quotes and traveling.