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Cop on Top Returns This Month to Benefit Special Olympics

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Photo courtesy of Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Volunteer, off-duty law enforcement officers from the Big Island will again take community service to a new level with the return of Cop on Top.

Officers will rise to the occasion and collect donations from above to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Hawai‘i from Aug. 25-27 at Walmart in Hilo and Kailua-Kona.

“This year, Cop on Top celebrates a milestone two decades of supporting our Special Olympics Hawai‘i athletes,” Special Olympics Hawai‘i President and CEO Dan Epstein said in a press release. “We invite the public to come out and show their support for these dedicated officers who generously give of their free time to raise funds and awareness for our programs.”

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Donations collected from Cop on Top directly benefit Special Olympics Hawai‘i and its work to provide sports, health and wellness programs for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Since 2001, Cop on Top has raised nearly $4 million for Special Olympics Hawai‘i athletes statewide.

For more information about Special Olympics Hawai‘i, click here. You can also follow Special Olympics Hawai‘i on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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