Kennett Square Police Are Growing Beards for Charity

Kennett Square Police Growing Beards for Charity

KENNETT SQUARE, PA — The Kennett Square Police Association, which represents the officers of the Kennett Square Police Department, is again participating in Chester County Law Enforcement’s efforts to raise money for worthy causes throughout Chester County by participating in Blue Beards for Charity.

Throughout October and November, you may see local officers sporting facial hair, breast cancer awareness bracelets, or pink nail polish and pink t-shirts.

In 2019, the charitable efforts of Blue Beards for Charity raised more than $40,000 to support worthy causes. The Kennett Square Police Association is a registered non-profit corporation and all donations are tax-deductible.

Donations are being accepted by mail or in person at the Kennett Square Police Department, made payable to the Kennett Square Police Association, 115 North Broad Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348.

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This year’s worthy causes include:

Unite for HER is a locally based charity that was established in 2009 to bridge the gap for breast cancer patients, focusing on wellness initiatives that will positively impact their health, as well as the health of all women and girls. Their mission is to enrich the health and well-being of those diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancers – for life – by funding and delivering integrative therapies.

The Sambuco Children’s Education Fund was founded after the passing of Sgt. Christopher Sambuco, affectionately known as Buc to his friends and the law enforcement community. Buc was a Sergeant with the Caln Township Police Department and was a member of the Chester County Emergency Response Team. He suddenly passed away in April 2018 and money raised will go towards the education of his children.

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A Child’s Light serves Chester County addressing the psychological treatment needs of child victims, ages 2-18, who have been victimized by sexual assault or domestic violence by providing funding for therapy. They are a program through the RADAR Project which was created to develop innovative technology to support victims.

The Chester County Crime Victims’ Center, founded in 1973, is a community based, non-profit, comprehensive victim services agency. The CVC is a designated provider of serves to sexual violence victims in Chester County, but also serves victims of all types of crime, including domestic violence. Their mission is to provide free, immediate, and confidential crisis response and compassionate support to children and adults impacted by crime.

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