LAGUNA BEACH, CA - AUGUST 20: A flag with the thin blue line, which is used to honor the fallen and the courage of police officers, lies on the boardwalk near the feet of police keeping demonstrators and counter demonstrators apart during an 'America First' demonstration on August 20, 2017 in Laguna Beach, California. Organizers of the rally describe it as a vigil for victims of illegal immigrants and refugees. Opponents say the demonstration is steeped in racism. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI — Generous members of the community helped WCPO and a team of volunteers raise over $20,500 for The Shield Ohio
through a Monday evening telethon.
The Shield provides emergency funds to families of officers in southwest Ohio who are “critically injured or killed in the line of duty.” The organization assists families with costs related to travel, hotels or costs associated with missing work to care for a loved one.
Anyone who missed the telethon can donate to The Shield through PayPal
or by sending a check or money order to the following address:
7149 Ridge Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Make checks payable to The Shield, Inc.
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