Cops and children filled the isles at Walmart as they shopped on Wednesday Nov. 20 for the annual Shop with a Cop event.

Local first responders from Jim Wells and Nueces Counties took the opportunity to help a children with holiday gifts. Each child was able to get a toy, a clothing item and shoes as part of the early Christmas gift.

The program helps assist underprivileged children build relations with youth of the community and local law enforcement. Many families struggle during the holidays and need some assistance making the holiday special.