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“Buffalo Police Officers Hand Out More than Tickets this Holiday Season”
By Ellen Galles of KSTP 5 Eyewitness News
It’s an experiment that started with 16 $50 bills and seven $100 bills, and it’s showing just how far money can go. The local branch of the “Bounce Back” project gave the Buffalo Police Department $1,500 and a mission: Share the money, bit by bit, with people who seem to need it.
“Minnesota officer’s gift to a single father will make you cry”
By Maury Glover of FOX 9
Buffalo, Minn. (KMSP) – A local police department is giving back to the community in an unusual, yet simple way. On Monday, the Buffalo Police Department gave Gerald Simmons a $100 bill.
“Buffalo police officers embrace season of giving”
By Heidi Wigdahl of KARE 11
BUFFALO, Minn. – The spirit of giving is alive and well in Buffalo, Minnesota. Buffalo Police officers have spent the past week giving either $100 or $50 to community members in need. The Bounce Back Project, a community initiative to promote health through happiness, came up with the $1,500.
“It’s done everything we hoped it would do,” said Karla Heeter, Bounce Back Project coordinator.
“Buffalo Woman Looking To Pay Forward Random Act Of Kindness”
By Nina Moini of WCCO
BUFFALO, Minn. (WCCO) — A west Twin Cities metro woman wants to pay forward a random act of kindness. Last Friday, a Buffalo police officer pulled over Katie Overbye as she and her two children were leaving her work at a Buffalo home for adults with disabilities. Overbye ended up driving away with a gift, not a ticket.
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