The sixth annual Cram The Cruiser food drive, sponsored by the Kentucky State Troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers, continues through Dec. 11.
The food will be distributed at post level to local shelters, churches or other organizations serving those in need.
Food collection sites have been established at all 16 KSP posts throughout the state and at the agency’s headquarters in Frankfort. (Visit the KSP website at Kentuckystatepolice.org for a listing of the post locations.
Suggested non-perishable food 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.
KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb said the agency collected more than 232,011 pounds (116 tons) of food statewide during last year’s Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season.