8-year-old girl gives big check to the Prescott Valley Police K-9 unit

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PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

An 8-year-old girl raised hundreds of dollars to give to her local police department’s K-9 team.

Abby Hopple wanted to raise money for Prescott Valley’s police dogs.

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Abby asked Stephanie Lyons, the manager of a Prescott Valley McDonald’s, if the restaurant could help her raise the money.

Lyons donated a portion of the restaurant's proceeds to Abby, She also allowed her to set up a booth inside the McDonald’s where she could take donations.

Abby raised a total of $500 for the K-9 team.

Department officials say they will use the money to get equipment such as leashes, harnesses, collars and other training tools.

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