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November 24, 2013

KSP invites community to ‘cram the cruiser’ for needy families

RICHMOND — The Kentucky State Police kicked off its fourth annual “Cram the Cruiser” food drive Friday, which continues through Dec. 13.  

The campaign is designed to collect non-perishable food items for needy families.

Food collection sites are at all 16 KSP posts throughout the state and at the agency’s headquarters in Frankfort.  

KSP Post 7 in Richmond is at 699 Eastern Bypass next to Roy Kidd Stadium.

The agency collected more than 100,000 pounds of food during the 2012 campaign, said Trooper Paul Blanton, KSP spokesperson.

“We were so pleased with the results, hard work and effort from each of our posts last year,” said Blanton. “It is a wonderful opportunity to give back to those in local communities who are struggling financially during the holiday season.”

Blanton said the food will be distributed at post level to local shelters, churches or other organizations serving those in need.  

Suggested donations include canned fruit and vegetables, canned meat, macaroni and cheese, cereal, peanut butter, jelly, canned soups, chili or spaghetti sauce, brownie and cake mixes, coffee, water, powdered milk and juices.

Donations can be dropped off at any KSP post. Visit the KSP website at kentuckystatepolice.org for a listing of the post locations. http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/post.htm

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