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Community goes beyond to fill over 3 cruisers with food in Keremeos

The annual fundraiser met its goal of two cruisers in a few hours
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The community helped cram over three cruisers in Keremeos on Nov. 29 with donations for the local food bank. (RCMP)

The community showed up with strong support to help cram not just one or two, but three-and-a-half police cruisers with food donations in Keremeos.

The RCMP held its annual Cram the Cruiser event at Buy-Low Foods on Nov. 29, with the goal of filling two cruisers with donations.

Instead, the community went above and beyond to provide enough food for three-and-a-half cruisers and donated another $2,300 in cash to local food banks.

RCMP Victim Services workers, Laurie Lion and Deborah Vance, organized the event.

A release from the RCMP said the goal was reached within a few hours of starting to gather donations.

“The Keremeos RCMP, along with the Keremeos Food Bank, wishes to thank the community for their support,” reads a release from the RCMP.

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