CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - Deputies from the Chesapeake Sheriff's Office distributed dozens of food baskets to needy families Wednesday.
Sheriff Jim O'Sullivan and deputies delivered the baskets with the help of Wal-Mart.
"It means the world to me because I am so glad that people in this world still love to help the needy," said Marie Dearing of Chesapeake.
The sheriff's office handed out 100 baskets.
"It means so much to us [too]," O'Sullivan said. "We deal with so many negative things in the sheriff's office. Days like today truly make it special and make me proud to be the sheriff of Chesapeake."
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