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Published on December 10th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES DONATE 2,100 POUNDS OF FOOD AND 700 TOYS

Pictured Lexington County Sheriff’s Department Detective Eric Kirkland unloading donated non-perishable food items.

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies and civilian employees will donate 2,100 pounds of non-perishable food items and 700 new, unwrapped toys to The Salvation Army at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 5 during a Stuff-A-Bus public-awareness event that will be conducted in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart Supercenter at 5556 Sunset Boulevard in Lexington.

Lexington County Sheriff Lewis McCarty said the non-perishable food items and toys were donated to the Sheriff’s Department as part of the agency’s annual holiday food and toy drive for persons in Lexington County who are in need of assistance. Lt. Kevin Blackmon is coordinating the agency’s holiday food and toy drive. The Sheriff’s Department began participating in the annual Stuff-A-Bus public-awareness event in 2003.

The Salvation Army will distribute non-perishable food items and toys donated by the Sheriff’s Department to persons who are in need of assistance, McCarty said.

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