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NEW BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Trainees who are set to become Massachusetts State Police troopers have raised more than $10,000 to help support families of children receiving cancer treatment.

The trainees of the Massachusetts State Police 83rd Recruit Training Troop recently presented a ceremonial check for $10,355 to Cops For Kids With Cancer.

Cops For Kids With Cancer is a charity that provides money for families dealing with the financial and emotional burden of caring with a kid with cancer.

The trainees are expected to soon graduate from the State Police Academy and become troopers. In addition to fundraising, they’ve done community service duties and collected Toys for Tots during their six-month stint at the state police academy.