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North Charleston police to donate $40k to victim-services agencies

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey along with Police Chief Jon Zumalt will present monetary donations to three victim-services agencies on Tuesday.

Checks for $15,000 will be presented to both People Against Rape and The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center while a $10,000 check will be presented to The South Carolina Victim's Assistance Network.

The presentation will take place at 10 a.m. in Mayor Summey's office.

Police Chief Jon Zumalt says, "We are pleased to support these very important victim service agencies that are vital to victims of crime in North Charleston." Mayor Keith Summey calls the donations "vital" to the continuation of victim services from these agencies and goes on to say," In these difficult financial times it is important that we do everything to maintain and provide these services to our citizens."

People Against Rape and Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center provides counseling, safe haven, personal support and other services to victim. The South Carolina Victim's Assistance Network provides enhanced advocacy and other forms of service to victims.

If you, or someone you know, have any information regarding any crime, you are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers. You could earn a reward up to $1,000.

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