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Pancakes for funding, Crime Stoppers holds its annual fundraiser

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If you want to raise some money, the Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers has a brilliant idea, sell the breakfast favorite pancakes.

Crime Stoppers held its 7th Annual Flapjack Fundraiser Saturday morning at the Mansfield Road Applebee's in Shreveport. Several arrived to pay $5 for a plate of all you can eat, buttery and fluffy pancakes. The crime fighting non-profit does get funding from the court system, which pays for rewards and programs. However, it relies greatly on donations to cover things like office expenses.

"It's a great opportunity for the public to come and help Crime Stoppers," Sgt. Jim Taliaferro, coordinator, said. "As far as office costs and so forth, that's on us and our fundraising opportunities. So, this is just one of the opportunities for us to raise money, kind of defray the office costs."

Guests were encouraged to help the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana with food donations, as well.

 

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