Police officers in Henrico County, Virginia, recently helped anonymous donors distribute Thanksgiving meals to nearly 30 families in the area.
“On Friday, Henrico County Police dropped off turkey and all the fixings to homes in the Carrington Hills Subdivision,” NBC 12 reported.
The unnamed benefactors recruited the officers to deliver the meals on their behalf.
“This is what the holidays are all about, and having a member of our community come forward like this, we are so grateful,” Lt. Col. Linda Toney said.
“They understand the relationship that police officers have with the community and they want to help us give back and that means the world to us,” she continued.
The department’s website listed compassion as one of its five values that also included honor, professionalism, commitment, and accountability.
In their response to victims and those in need, the officers “strive to be compassionate by treating everyone with fairness, respect, and