Fort Bend donating body armor to Ukraine

“It makes me feel blessed that we can do something to help,” stated Sheriff Fagan.

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas — The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is donating used police vests to a Houston nonprofit that’s serving to folks within the Ukraine battle zone.

The group, DAAR Charitable Foundation, has devoted itself to offering humanitarian gadgets to the folks of Ukraine. The vests will go to first responders and assist staff. 

Dr. Oto of Katy stated he could not consider his eyes when he noticed town of Mariupol completely destroyed.

“Hospitals, aged, nursery houses, maternity, pregnant girls killed. This is like battle crimes to the intense,” he stated. 

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Dr. Cantu stated he talked to the Honorary Consul of Ukraine who advised him the nation was accepting donations, together with ballistic vests. That’s when Dr. Cantu known as his good friend, Fort Bend County Sheriff Eric Fagan.

“It makes me feel blessed that we can do something to help,” stated Sheriff Fagan.

His office donated ten vests form-fitted to particular person deputies that retired or left, or vests whose guarantee was up.

“It doesn’t mean that the vest is out-of-date,” stated Sheriff Fagan. “It just means insurance won’t cover it anymore, but the vests work just as well.”

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The sheriff hopes the vests will assist defend Ukrainians from shrapnel from explosives.

Now he’s difficult different space regulation enforcement businesses and first responders to observe his lead by donating surplus vests of their very own.

“I donated ten,” stated Sheriff Fagan. “I might love somebody to both double or triple that.

Sheriff Fagan, Dr. Cantu, and DAAR officers say there are lots of different wants in Ukraine. 

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