Two fundraising events in Woodridge this month raised more than $12,000 for the Special Olympics and Illinois C.O.P.S.
raised $4,400 for the Special Olympics during the annual Cops on Top fundraiser June 1.
Woodridge police personnel visited both of Woodridge's Dunkin' Donuts locations, and . Patrons were asked to make donations from 5 a.m. to noon. Those who made a donation received a coupon for a free donut. Those who made a donation of $10 or more received a travel mug.
Woodridge raised about $3,000 last year during the fundraiser.
The 87th Street location raised more than $2,500 this year, up from about $1,500 last year, according to Manager Mollie Reposh.
Reposh sent us this video celebrating two 87th Street employees who participate in the Special Olympics.
The also raised $8,000 for Torch Run for Special Olympics and Illinois C.O.P.S. through a recent golf fundraiser.