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Over 45,000 Pounds of Food Collected
Release Date: April 18, 2017

Municipal police departments, the Sussex County Sheriff's Office and New Jersey State Police Troopers of Sussex County teamed up for the first annual county-wide "Cram the Cruiser" food drive on April 14-15 to collect food donations for Sussex County residents.

Cram the Cruiser April 2017

Municipal police Departments, the Sussex County Sheriff's Office and New Jersey State Police Troopers of Sussex County teamed up for the first annual county-wide "Cram the Cruiser" food drive on April 14-15 to collect food donations for Sussex County residents. Over 45,000 pounds of food and $5,128 in cash and gift cards will collected. Police cruisers were set up in front of Weis, WalMart, Stop & Shop and Shop-Rite stores around the county.

On Monday, police and sheriff's officers and state troopers delivered collected food to the Sussex County Division of Social Services food pantry at 83 Spring Street.

If anyone is in need of food for themselves or their family, they can stop by the Division of Social Services, located at 83 Spring Street, Newton, NJ, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Schools that wish to obtain information about backpack weekend meals for kids can call 973-579-0559 ext. 1227.

Delivering collected foot donations
Police officers and volunteers at the Sussex County Division of Social Services Food Pantry

Delivering collected foot donations

Delivering collected foot donations

Delivering collected foot donations

Delivering collected foot donations

Delivering collected foot donations
Unloading trucks and trailers

Delivering collected foot donations

Delivering collected foot donations

Delivering collected foot donations
Ronetco (Shop-Rite) Donated 3 Pallets of Food

Delivering collected foot donations

Delivering collected foot donations

Byram Chief Peter Zabita, Acting Sparta Chief Neil Spidaletto, Department of Health & Human Services Administrator Carol Novrit, and volunteers
Byram Chief Peter Zabita, Acting Sparta Chief Neil Spidaletto, Department of Health & Human Services Administrator Carol Novrit, and volunteers.

Delivering collected foot donations
Thank you to Byram Chief Peter J. Zabita for organizing the 2017 Cram the Cruiser.






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