DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Police Department is giving a big shout out to 17-year-old Reilly. She’s a high school student who made a class project of collecting feminine hygiene products to distribute to women experiencing homelessness.
She posted about her project on Nextdoor where it caught the attention of District 4 Community Resource Officer J. Anderson. Anderson wanted to know if there was anything he could do to help getting the kits distributed.READ MORE: For 2nd Straight Year, San Diego Comic-Con Will Be Virtual
Reilly accepted his offer and worked to get enough supplies to create 100 kits. Anderson got in touch with DPD’s Homeless Outreach Team to schedule a day for Reilly to distribute her kits.READ MORE: Have You Noticed Higher Gas Prices Lately? You're Not Alone
That all leads to February 2. Officers from District 4 and District 6 took Reilly around southwest and downtown Denver to hand out the kits.MORE NEWS: 2 Injured In Glassell Park Shooting; Authorities Searching For Suspect
Over the course of four hours, Reilly distributed all her kits to the women in need. DPD posted on Facebook thanking Reilly for his display of compassion and letting officers take part.