AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Tyler Carach doesn't "need a reason to thank a cop," but he's on a mission to by bringing every cop in America a sweet treat.
Carach, 11, known around as "the Donut Boy," stopped by the University of Texas Police Department and the Austin Police Department during his most recent trip to Texas.
UTPD shared a picture of Carach with two of their officers giving big smiles and the Hook 'Em Horns sign for the camera on their Twitter account.
Give a big like for @donut_boy07! He’s on a mission to thank every officer in America! He thanked some of us today with donuts! Our favorite! 🍩💙 We thank you Tyler for your support! pic.twitter.com/gca4NYaomP— UT Austin Police (@UTAustinPolice) March 23, 2019
APD Chief Brian Manley shared pictures of Carach with APD, including one of him riding a motorcycle...with a helmet on, of course.
A huge thank you to Tyler @donut_boy07 for coming by APD today to spread his love and appreciation for police officers through donuts, aka “power rings”. He has been to 44 states and shared 80K donuts so far. @Pf_Police @WilCoSheriffPIO @TravisCoSheriff @ChiefCStapp pic.twitter.com/OsSXWeZtZ0— Chief Brian Manley (@Chief_Manley) March 24, 2019
Carach got the idea for "The Donut Boy" mission when he bought donuts for four deputies in his hometown in August 2016, according to his website. Since then, he has been across the country, from his home state to California, to Oregon, to Louisiana and more, delivering more than 80,000 donuts to law enforcement agencies in 44 states.
To learn more about Carach and his mission, visit his website.