HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) — Cops for K.O.P.S. will hold its first in-person fundraising event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, April 23.
Families of Pennsylvania officers killed in the line of duty will be honored as their loved ones are remembered during a ceremony, then players will hit the ice at Hersheypark Arena for the Cops for K.O.P.S. charity hockey game.
“Every year when we have the hockey game all the ticket proceeds, the food and beverage proceeds, the proceeds we get from t-shirts and raffles all go back to assist the children of officers killed in the line of duty,” Patrick O’Rourke from Cops For K.O.P.S. said.
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Tickets cost $10 and the doors open at 11:30, the pregame starts at 12:45, and the puck drops at 1 p.m. There will also be an afterparty at the Hershey Lodge.
abc27’s Dan Tomaso will serve as emcee for the event. Get the latest updates on the Cops for the K.O.P.S. hockey game here.