December 3, 2023

Whoa! 1,695 LBS Food & $3,565 For Colborne Food Bank

Joint operation: Cobourg Police Force & Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank

Image: Cram-A-Cruiser volunteers

Recently, Cobourg Police Service (CPS) and Northumberland Fare Share Food Bank (Fare Share) hosted a Cram-A-Cruiser food drive at Metro in Cobourg, collecting 1,695lbs of food and $3,565 in donations to support the “The Blessing Cupboard” -Colborne/Cramahe Food Bank.

CPS and Fare Share volunteers dropped off the donations to the Colborne Food Bank on Monday, June 19, 2023, helping stock the shelves for the community.

Cobourg Police Auxiliary

“Neighbours helping neighbours…the expanded version!” – Denis Culver, Food Drives and Vehicle Liaison, Fare Share Food Bank

“We here at Colborne/Cramahe Foodbank are extremely thankful for the generosity of the Cobourg Police, for their wonderful efforts in the Cram the Cruiser Event Food Drive. They have truly blessed our community beyond all our expectations. God bless each and every one.” – Glenda Quinn, Manager, Colborne Food Bank

“We are glad we could help support a neighbouring community. Thanks to the continued effort of our auxiliary members and the Fare Share volunteers and staff on this initiative. Of course, we could not do this without the amazing businesses and community members who support each other month after month.” – Chief Paul VandeGraaf, Cobourg Police Service

Volunteers and Cobourg Police Auxiliary

For more information about the Colborne Food Bank, please visit the Facebook Page.
If you missed the food drive and want to donate to Fare Share, please visit


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