Liberty police officers collect non-perishable foods for families in the Valley

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Liberty Police Department and Liberty F.O.P 65 teamed up with Second Harvest for their 10th annual “Fill a Cruiser.”

They accepted non-perishable food items at the Giant Eagle on Belmont Avenue Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The most needed items included tuna, cereal, canned fruit and vegetables, boxed stuffing, instant mashed potatoes and pasta.

Jim Marco, a Liberty police officer, said they also accepted monetary donations. It is their 10th year of partnership with Second Harvest.

“Every year we try to exceed our previous goal. Last year, we raised over $2,000 and about 1,000 pounds of food. Every year we try to shoot for a higher goal,” Marco said.

To learn more about Second Harvest and needed donations, visit their website.

They are accepting non-perishable food items at the Giant Eagle on Belmont Avenue Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (WKBN)

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