NEWARK -- The Newark Police Association along with Red Robin restaurant are set to participate in a "Tip-A-Cop" event Saturday to raise money for the Special Olympics.

Newark Police personnel will volunteer their time to assist restaurant staff to help raise money for Special Olympics Northern California at the event set from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. at Red Robin Restaurant at New Park Mall.

Uniformed police personnel will be "Celebrity Servers" during the event, according to a press release from Newark Police.

For more information or to make a donation to the cause call Officer Jeff Saunders at (510) 578-4918 or email him at jeff.saunders@newark.org.

Contact Natalie Neysa Alund at 510-293-2469. Follow her at Twitter.com/nataliealund.