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By Erin Smith

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office made a $1,000 donation to Bladen We Care on Tuesday afternoon. The funds were raised during the Glamour in the Slammer event held earlier this month.

“The reason we did (Glamour in the Slammer) is to help our detention officers get more training for real life scenarios,” said Sheriff Jim McVicker.

He added that as the event was discussed, it was decided to create a fundraiser and help Bladen We Care.

Sheriff McVicker said he thanks everyone that participated, made donations, or assisted with the event in any way.

Mac Campbell of Bladen We Care said the funds that are raised are used to assist Bladen County families. Bladen We Care assists residents who cannot afford their medicines.

Campbell said the group has assisted both adults and students in the Bladen County School system. One requirement to receive assistance is you must reside in Bladen County.

“We are very grateful to Sheriff McVicker,” said Campbell.

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