Local Families 'Shop With the Sheriff' for Back-to-School Needs

Macomb County Reserve Officers helped 100 children with their back-to-school shopping Saturday at the Meijer store in Washington Township.

What would dozens of Macomb County Sheriff's officers be doing in the Washington Township Meijer Saturday afternoon? Why, shopping of course.

These officers, along with Sheriff Anthony Wickersham and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, were participating in the fifth annual Shop with the Sheriff event, sponsored by the Sheriff’s Office, Central Macomb Optimist Club and the .

Paired with Macomb County Reserve Officers, 100 children, many from Macomb County's homeless shelters, received as much as $125 to spend on school supplies, clothes and other back-to-school needs.

Check out these photos submitted by Cindie Szarek, of the Central Macomb Optimist Club.


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