MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Local businesses are starting fundraisers to support Officer Tuder’s family.
Stone Arms INC. is selling Thin Blue Line bracelets for $5 will all proceeds going to Officer Tuder’s family. They’ll be available beginning Wednesday afternoon at their location at 10160 Airport Blvd.
“I back the blue,” said owner Jeff Stone. “I always will. I consider them my brothers and sisters. I did nine years with the city, so it hits close to home and I just want to do something to help out.”
Beads & Leather is selling end of watch patches in Officer Tuder’s name. They are being sold for $5 and you can submit orders on their Facebook page or by calling their office at (251) 660-1005.
“Everybody needs to pull together as one big family in this community and help our brothers and sisters,” said Beads & Leather owner Theresa Thompson. “That’s what we’re put on this earth for in my opinion.”
A South Carolina based company has also started a fundraiser for Officer Tuder’s family. Charlie Foxtrot Gear is selling t-shirts with Officer Tuder’s photo on them. You can purchase one for $24.99 on their website.