Law enforcement agencies collect over 18K pounds of food items

Law Enforcement agencies throughout Livingston County collaborated with various stores including the Howell, Brighton Township, Hamburg Township and Hartland Kroger’s, Genoa Township Aldi, Busch’s Fresh Food Market in Pinckney and Wal-Mart stores in Fowlerville and Howell for the Third Annual Cram the Cruiser Food Drive.

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Over 18,000 pounds of non-perishable food and paper products and more than $3,000 dollars in cash and gift cards were collected and donated to area food banks and pantries throughout Livingston County. These food banks included 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, Senior Centers in Brighton, Pinkney and Gregory, Bountiful Harvest of Brighton, 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, LESA and Livingston County Intensive Therapy Court.

Deputies from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office also prepared 25 food baskets which were delivered to homebound seniors throughout the Howell/Brighton area.

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 would like to thank the Livingston County community as well as our retail partners for supporting this event and giving back to those needing it the most. We look forward to another fantastic year in 2020.

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