Cram the Cruiser collects over 15K pounds of food, household items

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The Fifth Annual Cram the Cruiser Food Drive on Saturday, Saturday, Nov. 20,collected over 15,000 pounds of non-perishable food and paper products, and over $3,000 in cash and gift cards, that were donated to food banks and pantries throughout Livingston County.

Law enforcement agencies throughout Livingston County collaborated with various stores including the Howell, Brighton Township, Hamburg Township and Hartland Kroger stores, the Genoa Township Aldi, Busch’s Fresh Food Market in Pinckney and Wal-Mart stores in Fowlerville and Howell, in the event.

Donations went to food banks including those at The Hidden Springs Church, Youth Connection in Howell, First Baptist Church of Howell, St. Joseph Catholic Church in Howell, Fowlerville Impact Center, Howell Public Schools Innovation Academy, Pinkney Community Schools food bank, St. Mary’s Catholic Church food pantry in Pinckney, Arise Church in Pinckney, Sonrise Church in Howell, Community Mental Health, Christmas Blessings, and Veterans Connect of Brighton.

The Fowlerville Police Department, Green Oak Township Police Department, Hamburg Township Police Department, Howell Police Department, Michigan State Police Brighton Post, Village of Pinckney Police Department, Unadilla Township Police Department and the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office thank the Livingston County community and their retail partners for supporting this event and giving back to those needing it the most.

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