December 06, 2015 - 12:29 PM
LAKE COUNTRY – A fundraiser for the Lake Country Food Bank gets more successful every year.
The 4th annual Cram the Cruiser event was held on yesterday, Dec. 5, raising over $3,700 in cash and gathering over 3,000 lbs. of non-perishable food and other items, according to a media release.
Members of the Lake Country RCMP detachment and Lake Country Fire Department are behind the event. This year more than 30 people volunteers their time and several businesses were involved.
"It is the touching stories we hear every year of why members of the community make their way to Cram the Cruiser to support the Lake Country Food Bank," Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says in the release. "That makes hosting this event worth while."
O’Donaghey says since it’s inception three years ago, Cram the Cruiser has raised a total of over 8,800 lbs. of food and over $11,000 for the food bank.
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