Federal Way police, Red Robin team up to raise money for Special Olympics Washington

The Federal Way Police Department on Saturday, Oct. 21, will trade in their handcuffs for aprons to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Washington.

Officers will be at Red Robin, 2233 S. 320th St., from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. serving customers during the Tip-A-Cop campaign.

Proceeds will benefit local athletes who participate in Special Olympics Washington programming at no cost to them or their families.

Police departments throughout the state will be taking part in Saturday’s campaign at 40 Red Robin restaurants with the goal of raising $100,000.

Contributions can also be made online at impact.sowa.org/redrobintipacop.

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