SHOUT OUT: The Bergen County Police Chiefs Foundation yesterday made its annual donation to veterans, sending clothing, blankets, towels, jackets, toiletries, local gift cards and a $500 check to the Alfred J. Thomas Veterans Home and Bergen County Tracers program, which supports homeless veterans.
The Bergen County Police Chiefs Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation, with a board made up of active and retired police chiefs, as well as associate, affiliate and honorary life members.
The foundation’s primary purpose is to identify and support the needs of active and retired US military personnel in Bergen County and their families, while providing financial support where needed.
The Bergen County Police Chiefs Foundation also funds charitable, educational and financial initiatives for those needing assistance.
PHOTO, ABOVE (l. to r.): Bogota Police Chief John Burke; Garfield Police Chief Kevin Amos, Retired Dumont Police Chief Michael Affrunti, two of the veterans, BCPCA Foundation Executive Director Trudi Dial, and Retired Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Chief Robert DeWald.
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