“Hammy” raffle raises thousands of dollars for Christmas for kids shopping event
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials with one Eastern Kentucky police department say they will be able to make Christmas this year a little brighter for some kids thanks to a cute fundraiser.
On Sunday, the Pikeville Police Department posted on Facebook their Hammy the Police Pig raffle raised almost $3,000 during the event.
Officials say the money will be used to sponsor 12 children during their Shop with a First Responder event later this year.
Hammy the Police Pig is the brainchild of PPD Captain Russell Blankenship and are named in honor of fallen officer Scotty Hamilton.
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