Saturday, June 15, 2024

York-Poquoson Donates Equipment to Ukraine

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Deputy Hollie Flowers (center) delivered more than 40 units of surplus body amor to the Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office so that it could be sent to Ukraine. (Courtesy of YPSO)

YORK COUNTY — The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office (YPSO) has over forty units of surplus body armor to send to Lift Up Ukraine, non-profit group that is working to donate survival supplies to the people of Ukraine.

According to a post on the YPSO Facebook page, the Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office (LSO) put out a request for surplus body armor, safety equipment, and medical supplies to help the Ukrainian people.

YPSO Deputy Hollie Flowers made the trip to deliver the equipment.

More than 26 different law enforcement agencies have donated to expired protective equipment. In all LSO has collected more than 700 pieces of armor in the last two weeks.

To learn more about Lift Up Ukraine, please visit its website.

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