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Atascadero police deliver gifts to children in need

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Dozens of gifts were handed out in Atascadero Friday to children who may otherwise wake up to nothing under their tree Christmas morning.

The Atascadero Police Department received money from the Atascadero Police Association and two local donors to purchase more than 50 gifts.

The money was also used to provide gift cards to families within the Family Care Network.

Sgt. Caleb Davis with the Atascadero Police Department says it feels great to give back to the community in this way. 

"It's a good way for us to give back and just a way to get the kids to be able to see someone in uniform doing something fun," David said.

The program was started last year with the help of an anonymous donor.

Thirteen bikes from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office were also handed out Friday.

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