Cops & Gobblers COVID-19 Relief
As the COVID-19 economic fallout continues, there has been an increase in needs as our community members are experiencing significant challenges. The Cops & Gobblers program, in partnership with the Mountain View Police Officers’ Association and MVPSF, have provided 1000 ($50) Safeway gift cards for families in need during the months of March, April, May and June 2020.
Through our partnerships, families in need are identified and grocery cards are distributed directly as quickly as possible. If you’d like to help contribute to the gift cards, please consider making a donation below.
Every year, we gather to celebrate community and good cheer by sharing with those who are in need. Each November, MVPSF, MVPD and community volunteers assemble and help deliver 400 food baskets for the annual Cops & Gobblers Thanksgiving Food Drive.
Cops & Gobblers stared in 1997 by MVPD Officer Steve Mello (now retired) delivering food baskets for 15 families in need. Now, 20 years later, the program is led by retired MVPD Captain Bruce Barsi as well as Amber Wilson and provides over 400 food baskets each year for families in need.
This annual gathering is always a success thanks to the very generous donations of those in and around Mountain View. You can help provide a basket to a family by donating.
We would like to thank our Community Partners who help to make this program possible.