North Escambia’s ‘Donut Boy’ Takes His Mission To Oregon To Thank Cops

October 4, 2016

Tyler Carach of Bratt is continuing on his mission to thank every police officer in the U.S. with a doughnut.

He flew across country late last week in his first plane ride ever to thank law enforcement in Oregon. Tyler, 8, met and shared doughnuts with the Eugene (OR) Police Department, the Springfield (OR) Police Department, Lane County Sheriff’s Office and the Oregon State Police, thanks to radio station 94.5 Mix FM.

“Way to go Tyler and thank you for continued support,” Oregon State Police tweeted. He also received a special thank you proclamation from the Eugene (OR) mayor. first introduced the world to Tyler, AKA “Donut Boy”, back in the summer when he decided to spend his own money to buy doughnuts for Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies that were inside Gilley’s Store in Bratt. From there, he created the “I DONUT need a reason to THANK a cop” program after providing over 400 Krispy Kreme doughnuts to the entire Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. He also recently paid a visit to the Flomaton (AL) Police Department. [Read more in a previous story...]

A doughnut shop in Springfield, OR, provide the donuts needed for Tyler’s Oregon trip, while an Oregon credit union contributed toward the airfare and a hotel chain provided the room for Tyler and his mom, Sheena Carach.

Tyler’s good deeds were covered by several Oregon newspapers and television stations, and on Monday his story was picked up by the nationally syndicated program Inside Edition.

Pictured: “Donut Boy” Tyler Carach of Bratt thanked police officers across the country in Oregon with doughnuts late late week. Courtesy photos for, click to enlarge.


3 Responses to “North Escambia’s ‘Donut Boy’ Takes His Mission To Oregon To Thank Cops”

  1. Willie on October 5th, 2016 10:53 pm

    Did he get to “DUCK” into a football game while he was in Orygun ???? I’m from just north of Eugene about 20 miles and just wanted to say thank you big time Tyler …

  2. The Donut Boys Mom on October 4th, 2016 6:44 am

    Thank you so much for you kind words. Tyler has so much love to give…..all of our kids do….and I am so happy to be able to stand behind him and support him on this incredible journey of love and thanks. I have never seen Tyler so excited about anything in his life so as a mom it has been incredible to watch his joy from all of this as well as the joy it brings to the officers!!! Nothing better than seeing your child achieving their dreams while giving back to others. Thank you again for your support!

  3. My DONUT HERO on October 4th, 2016 2:28 am

    What a awesome little boy…It’s make us here in the North Escambia so proud that we have a child out showing support for law enforcement. This shows that if you are raised to obey and respect the men and women that protect us “WE CAN All GET ALONE”. Tyler you and your wonderful MOM deserve to be HONORED and us here in Pensacola thank you for showing that there are still people that SUPPORT OUR MEN AND WOMEN IN BLUE 110%.WE LOVE YOU BUDDY AND KEEP UP THE GREAT JOB YOU ARE DOING.. #MAKING PENSACOLA PROUD TYLER

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