Chippewa Valley’s traditional “Kids N’ Cops” shopping event canceled this year due to COVID-19

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CHIPPEWA VALLEY, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A popular sign of the holiday season is now cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Kids N’ Cops shopping event and has been held in the Chippewa Valley since 1991, and brings area law enforcement together with at-risk youth between the ages of 4-11 to go shopping for much-needed winter clothes.

Today, the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office announced the Kids N’ Cops shopping event will not take place this year due to COVID-19.

The department, however, is still accepting donations.

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