CHANDLER, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, November 22nd The Springs will make their first presentation honoring our local police and their K9 counterparts. The presentation will occur at 9:30 am and 11:00 am at the church location at 6135 W Detroit St. in Chandler.
When asked about the motivation for the donation, Senior Pastor Mark Leuning replied, "Our desire was to show the officers of CPD that there are many in the community who appreciate their service and sacrifice. We reached out and asked what was the best way for that to be done, and learned that the K9 officers' body armor is not included in their annual operating budget. We presented the idea of covering that expense to our congregation, who embraced it wholeheartedly. Our plan is for this to be an extended campaign, where we will continue to partner with them and ensure more K9 officers have the equipment they need."
About The Springs Church:
The Springs: A Foursquare Church has served the Chandler community for nearly twenty years through outreach ministries such as the Community Care Crew, who support single parent homes in the local community, providing guidance in financial management skills, career support, child care, prayer partnership and transportation, and direct financial support.
The Springs also serve the community through recurring local outreach events such as the semi-annual Car Care Clinic that provides basic services free of charge to widows and single parents; partnering with Angel Tree, which provides Christmas gifts to children of incarcerated parents; and the Phoenix Rescue Mission, which provides cold water, nutritious food and basic personal supplies in the Phoenix valley through their Code:Red Summer Heat Relief program.
SOURCE The Springs Church