File: The Manatee Community Foundation has partnered with the Bradenton Police Department to create the Bradenton Blue Foundation, that will use charitable gifts from the community to address the needs of the police department. In this file photo from Sept. 20, 2016, the DeSoto ship is seen parked in the lot of the Manatee Community Foundation through the glass front door at a kickoff party for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.
File: The Manatee Community Foundation has partnered with the Bradenton Police Department to create the Bradenton Blue Foundation, that will use charitable gifts from the community to address the needs of the police department. In this file photo from Sept. 20, 2016, the DeSoto ship is seen parked in the lot of the Manatee Community Foundation through the glass front door at a kickoff party for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com
File: The Manatee Community Foundation has partnered with the Bradenton Police Department to create the Bradenton Blue Foundation, that will use charitable gifts from the community to address the needs of the police department. In this file photo from Sept. 20, 2016, the DeSoto ship is seen parked in the lot of the Manatee Community Foundation through the glass front door at a kickoff party for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com

Bradenton Blue Foundation aims to provide funds to local police department

April 14, 2017 03:48 PM