Las Vegas – The Vegas Golden Knights Foundation donated one million dollars to the Friends of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation during their ninth game of the season on Friday, Oct. 27.
L to R: Kerry Bubolz, president, City National Arena; John Coogan, president, Vegas Golden Knights Foundation; Captain John Pelletier, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department; retired Deputy Chief for Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and LVMPD Foundation board member Matt McCarthy; Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley; George McPhee, president and general manager, Vegas Golden Knights; Deryk Engelland, Vegas Golden Knights.
About Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation was established in 1999 as the non-profit arm for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. The Foundation’s mission is to raise funds to support LVMPD programs that make southern Nevada a safer place to live, work and visit. Donations are directed to initiatives including updated equipment for the Department, advanced officer training, support for the families of fallen officers, higher education scholarships for children of officers and Every 15 Minutes, a program which aims to reduce traffic fatalities by educating new teen drivers on the safest ways to travel the roads. To donate or for more information visit lvmpdfoundation.org. The LVMPD Foundation is a 501(c)3. Federal Tax ID number 88-0429730.