‘Shop With A Hero’ touches participants

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By Dannie Oliveaux

Sixteen members from local law enforcement agencies, first responders and a park ranger helped brighten the Christmas holiday for 35 families during last week’s “Shop With A Hero” event at Walmart in Silsbee.

This year, more than $21,000 was raised through Walmart. It was a huge increase from $900 raised for three families in 2016.

“We raised money all year,” said Daniel Tucker, Walmart store manager. “But earlier this month, we received a $10,000 donation from a local family.”

 

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