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Cedar Rapids middle school raising funds for Police K-9 Unit

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) - Get ready to dodge, duck, dip and dive as Harding Middle School hosts the 14th Annual Kids vs Cops Dodgeball tournament next week.

On Wednesday, February 26th at 1:30, officers and students will participate in a friendly competition; helping build relationships and trust.

The annual tournament raises funds for the Cedar Rapids Police Department's K-9 program. Over the past 13 years, Harding Middle School has donated a total of nearly $24,000.

Theses donations have gone on to allow the department to purchase and train dogs, as well as purchase necessary equipment like protective vests for the dogs.

The event will take place in the school gym at Harding Middle School. The cost is $3.00 to either watch or play.

Meg Swanson

News Content Producer

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