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One kid has made it his mission to bring sweet treat to his heroes. Our Bliss Zechman sat down with the famous "Donut Boy." She explains how he gave law enforcement in Helena more than just a sweet treat.


Posing for pictures, petting K-9 cops, and of course, eating donuts, are all a part of Tyler Carach, better known as The Donut Boys job. However, the 10-year-old didn't get that title for his love of sweets. He earned it by showing gratitude to those in the line of duty.

They risk their lives every day for strangers and they're my heroes and my best friends," said Tyler.

His mission is simple. Two years ago, the Florida local set out with his piggy bank to treat law enforcement to their favorite snack- donuts.

"You don't see it enough and just to have a kid of this age willing to come and pass out donuts and see officers. It
s just amazing," said Lt. Corey Bailey with The Helena Police Department.  

However, his goal is lofty. Tyler wants to bring the sweet treat to every officer in the nation. His Montana visit marks his 37th state visit, which sent his donut donation total to more than 70,000.


"Theres a lot of phone calls, a lot of emails. You know saying up late, getting up early, or just not sleeping to make this happen, said Sheena Carach, Tylers Mom.

 It takes a lot of dough literally and figuratively to make this operation a reality. Today, a non-profit based out of Bozeman fit the bill. Honor the Brave is an organization that also seeks to help law enforcement.

'Finding Sheena and Tyler and find out what they're doing, it
s really refreshing particularly in the climate with the way things are with law enforcement today. They're so misunderstood and underappreciated," said Zanna Wolfgang, Honor the Brave Founder.  

Helena isn't Tyler
s only stop in the Treasure State, he's also making an appearance in Bozeman as well.


He says he will continue his journey until every cop in America is rewarded because he "donut" need a reason to thank a cop.

 

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