FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2022
STUDENTS AT QUEENS CATHOLIC SCHOOL TO HOST FUNDRAISER FOR
FAMILIES OF FALLEN OFFICERS RIVERA AND MORA
The students of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Academy, located in the Bayside section of Queens, will host a Police Appreciation Day later today, Wednesday, February 9, 2022, in honor of the New York City Police Department and slain NYPD Officers Jason Rivera and Wilbert Mora. A ceremony will take place outside the school, located at 34-45 202nd Street in Queens, at 1 p.m.
For a $5 donation, students will be able to dress in blue tomorrow to show their support for the NYPD. All donations will be sent to the Rivera and Mora families. An anonymous donor has agreed to match all donations up to $1,000.
City Councilwoman Vickie Paladino (District 19), members of the New York City Police Department, and school families are expected to attend the ceremony.
Members of the media are invited to attend and encouraged to confirm their attendance.