Police officers and firefighters in Shawano are asking the public to help fill the squad cars and help those in need this holiday season.
They will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items or monetary donations to the Shawano Area Food Pantry and Resource Center on Friday, Dec. 2 during the Shawano Santa Parade.
The food drive is an annual event that the departments continue in conjunction with the parade each year. Last year’s parade saw officers and firefighters pushing shopping carts donated by Charlie’s County Market, which citizens helped fill along the route with as much as 690 pounds of food.
More information can be found by contacting the Shawano Police Department at (715) 524-7105.