'Cops on Top' Help Raise Money for Special Olympics
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Officers with the Rochester Police Department camped out on top of two Dunkin' Donuts on Friday to raise money for the Special Olympics.
The officers lowered down buckets to collect donations from customers on Monroe Avenue and Mount Hope Avenue.
Dunkin Donuts also got involved, offering customer discounts in exchange for a donation.
Organizers say being out in the public eye is important for the organization.
"Most importantly, it's awareness, it's awarness of what Special Olympics means to our athletes. We provide a free service to all of our athletes - that includes equipment, jerseys, travel; so this for us is a chance to come out to the community and ask for help and see the nice response we get from people," said Tysha Martin, Special Olympics.
Rochester plays host to the Special Olympics games this February 22nd through the 24th.