"Cram The Cruiser" program kicks off around Kentucky

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police will start accepting donations for its annual "Cram The Cruiser" holiday food drive on Wednesday.

The food drive is aimed at providing non-perishable food items for families in need throughout Kentucky. It will last through Dec. 11.

You can donate your cans at all 16 KSP posts, six Commercial Vehicle Enforcement region offices, and the KSP headquarters in Frankfort.

KSP asks any donations include non-expired canned fruit and vegetables, canned meat, macaroni and cheese, cereal, peanut butter, jelly, canned soups, chili or spaghetti sauce, brownie and cake mixes, coffee, water, powdered milk and juices. All food will be given to local shelters, churches or other organizations near where they are collected.

There will also be special collection events on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at designated Kroger stores throughout the state.

Here is a list of those designated locations:

1309 US 127 South and 302 Brighton Park in Frankfort;

300 Trademore Center in Morehead;

890 Richmond Plaza in Richmond;

1650 Bryan Station Road in Lexington;

291 N. Hubbards Lane and 2219 Holiday Manor US 42 in Louisville;

3040 Dolphin Drive in Elizabethtown;

1670 Starlight Drive in Owensboro;

1019 Cumberland Falls Highway in Corbin;

181 S. Highway 127 in Russell Springs;

2835 S. Highway 27 in Somerset;

106 Marketplace Circle in Georgetown and

311 Boone Station Road* in Shelbyville (*11 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

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