A few Flour Bluff Elementary students are celebrating Christmas earlier than usual because of local law enforcement. Students teamed up with officers for the annual Shop with a Cop event.

The program pairs officers up with children in need to go shopping for clothes, hygiene products, and a toy, all within a $125 budget.

"I've never shopped with an officer before. It makes me feel happy because they are being nice to all of us," third-grader Xayne Vega said.

Organizers with the program expect to help more families this year due to Hurricane Harvey.

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