ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Some coffee shops in our area are donating proceeds from their sales today to help the family of fallen CHP officer Lucas Chellew.

Sacramento-area Dutch Bros. and The Human Bean on Coppervale Drive in Rocklin are holding fundraisers in honor of the officer, with funds going to Chellew’s widow and two young children.

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Chellew, an 8-year-veteran of the force, died in a motorcycle crash last month while pursuing a suspect.

Men and women in uniform lined up to make their donations.

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“We did feel that it was important. And, again, it was arranged by a couple of other on-duty crews, and we felt it was a good show of support right now,” said Cosumnes CSD Fire Department Battalion Chief Kevin McLean.

If you’re not a coffee drinker but still want to donate, you are still encouraged to drop by and donate.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: A previous version of this story stated only one Dutch Bros. location would be participating. The story has been changed to reflect that all Sacramento-area stores are participating.)

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