NEWBURYPORT — City Marshal Mark Murray is pleased to announce that the Newburyport Police Department is holding its 16th Annual “Fill-A-Cruiser” food drive tomorrow to support the Salvation Army of Newburyport.
Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Port Plaza, outside Shaw’s and Market Basket, 45 Storey Ave.
The Newburyport Police Department is asking community members to donate non-perishable, future-dated food items to benefit local families in need.
Items being sought for donation include cereal, pancake mix and syrup, stuffing, boxed mashed potatoes, mayonnaise, brownie mix, cake mix, crackers, macaroni and cheese, cream soups, canned green beans, canned corn, bottled juice, gravy, canned fruit, cookies and more. Residents also may donate cash, as well as Shaw’s or Market Basket gift cards.
“The holiday season can be an especially difficult time for those in need, which is why it is important for us to come together and help in this way,” said Marshal Murray. “We have received tremendous community support over the years, and encourage anyone able to join us on Saturday for another successful food drive.”
To view a video about the drive featuring Officer Matthew Whittey, please click here.