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Berrien Co. Sheriff's Office raises over $5K for charities

berrien county sheriff's office No Shave November and December
Posted at 11:09 AM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 11:09:05-05

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office raised over $5,000 over the last two months to donate to charity.

Members of the sheriff’s office participated in No Shave November and December and chose a charity to donate to.

In November, 54 people participated and raised a total of $2,700 that benefitted Carol’s Hope, which provides a supervised and supportive setting for people with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.

December’s funds will go towards the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office team in the Torch Run Polar Plunge, which benefits Special Olympics Michigan.

Forty-nine people at the sheriff’s office participated in No Shave December, raising a total of $2,450. The team will take the plunge on Feb. 1, 2020 at the Watermark Brewing Company.