The Fill the Cop Car food drive this Saturday, Oct. 17

The Round Rock Police Department will once again team up with the U.S. Army to sponsor this annual food drive benefiting the Round Rock Area Serving Center.

Donations of nonperishable food items will be collected from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17 at the following stores throughout the City:

–H-E-B, 250 University Blvd.
–H-E-B, 1700 East Palm Valley Blvd.
–H-E-B, 3750 Gattis School Rd.
–H-E-B, 603 Louis Henna Blvd.

The Round Rock Serving Center serves low-income people and families in crisis situations through a food distribution program.

The Fill the Cop Car food drive began in 2013. Last year’s food drive raised 6,727 pounds of food and $3,560 in cash and gift cards.

Fill the Cop Car is normally followed by a ceremonial 2-mile walk known as Hike for Hunger to hand-deliver the food donations. Hike for Hunger to deliver the food to the Round Rock Area Serving Center at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 24. Participants will hike 2 miles from the U.S. Army Round Rock Recruiting Center to the Round Rock Area Serving Center carrying rucksacks filled with food. The public is encouraged to join the hike alongside the men and women of the Police Department and U.S. Army.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: