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Child cancer patients to visit 'North Pole'

Young cancer patients from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto and two other Bay Area hospitals will get to visit the North Pole on Saturday, thanks to the Cops Care Cancer Foundation.

The North Pole, in this case, will be a hanger at Moffett Field in Mountain View used by the San Jose Police Department.

The event will feature food, entertainment, games and gifts for the kids and their families.

A highlight of the day will be arrival of Santa in a police helicopter.

The event will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

-- Don Kazak

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Posted by Maaheem A
a resident of another community
on Dec 16, 2007 at 12:51 am

I volunteered - it was a real blessing to see the kids so happy. A magical event, indeed.


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Posted by Anthony
a resident of another community
on Dec 17, 2007 at 9:41 am

I volunteered at this event and was amazed by the efforts of the Cops Care Cancer Foundation directors and Police staff. The smiles on the children's faces made my year. This is a true charity event so you can count on me to donate and volunteer next year. Good work.


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Posted by Elva Ruiz, Party Creations
a resident of Mountain View
on Dec 17, 2007 at 5:59 pm

I was the face painter, balloonist at this event.... Next Year, I plann to attend again..There Nothing like putting a smile on a child's face and to know you had somethng to do with it... I was so blessed and previleged to be a part of the wonderful event... ... I enjoyed myself and I truly saw the meaning of giving.. Copscancercare Foundation is a charity that in my opinion WONDERFUL......


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