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Police take to the roof of Krispy Kreme for SC Special Olympics

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Participants prepare to see who can eat a dozen donuts the fastest. Participants prepare to see who can eat a dozen donuts the fastest.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® Campaign are teaming up to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics of South Carolina. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® Campaign are teaming up to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics of South Carolina.
CHARLESTON, SC -

Law enforcement officers from the Lowcountry will take to the roof of the Charleston Krispy Kreme
Thursday, December 12 through Saturday, December 14 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. to raise money for Special Olympics of South Carolina.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® Campaign are teaming up to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics of South Carolina.  Officers will take to the roof of the Krispy Kreme store during the week of December 12 where they will collect donations from customers. The participating officers from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run® Campaign hope to raise $10,000 during this event.

For a $20.00 donation customers will receive a coupon for a free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts and a South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run T-shirt.

Cops on Top of Doughnut Shops is a national partnership between Law Enforcement for Special Olympics and Krispy Kreme. Other events around the state have been held earlier this year, Myrtle Beach ($14,500), Greenville ($200,000), Florence ($3,000), Rock Hill ($8,600) and the Midlands (12,000).

List of events:

  1. Thursday the Dec. 12, 1 p.m. --- Watch local media personalities (including Rob Fowler) compete to see who can eat a dozen glazed doughnuts the fastest!
  2. Friday Dec. 13,  1 p.m. -- Watch local Police Officers compete to see who can eat a dozen glazed doughnuts the fastest!
  3. Saturday Dec. 14 -- For a $20 donation eat a dozen doughnuts in the fastest time for the day and win Doughnuts for a year.
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