West Columbia, SC 10/25/2022 (Paul Kirby) – Law enforcement officers from the City of West Columbia PD, Cayce’s PD, and the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department will gather tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. at the Chick-fil-A at 2299 Augusta Road, West Columbia for a special fundraising effort for Special Olympics. The officers will be there accepting donations until 5:00 p.m. They will then be back on Thursday at the same location and times accepting donations again.
There are approximately 30,000 special needs athletes in South Carolina. Each year, the law enforcement community comes together in a number of different ways to help support the dreams of these extraordinary athletes. Their efforts pay for travel, equipment, and more. For more information on Special Olympics, go to their website at www.so-sc.org.
If you’d like to help, officers will be in and around the Chick-fil-A accepting donations of any size. You can drop your change in their donation buckets of just swing by and donate even if you aren’t planning on eating.