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Sheriff Prator announces 4th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

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Sheriff Steve Prator invites all to participate in the fourth annual Caddo Sheriff’s Office Thanksgiving Food Drive benefiting the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana.

Each year we have set new records for giving. This year we are hoping to beat our 2021 record of 6,018 pounds of nonperishable food items (providing meals for 4,500 people) which far exceeds our collection of 2,432 pounds the year before.

"I have been so impressed with our deputies and the community members who have donated and helped us reach more people each year," said Sheriff Prator. "We hope more join us in this effort to provide for those most in need during the holiday season."

Donations of dry goods and food staples are being accepted through November 21 at any of the following Caddo Sheriff’s Office locations: Caddo Correctional Center, 1101 Forum Drive; Programs/Investigations, 1501 Corporate Drive; Caddo Courthouse/Tax Department, 501 Texas Street; the Sheriff’s Administrative Offices in Government Plaza, 505 Travis Street; Sheriff’s Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Avenue; Regional Training Academy, 156 LA-1; and any of the CPSO substations located at 4910 North Market in Shreveport, 9956 Mansfield Road in Keithville, and 11411 Hwy. 1 North in Oil City.

The Top 10 most requested food drive items are canned meat (tuna fish, salmon, or chicken); peanut butter; dried beans in a one or two-pound bag; rice in a one or two-pound bag; pasta/macaroni and cheese; canned vegetables; canned fruit; any boxed cereal, oatmeal or grits; flour and sugar (five-pound bag or less). No glass containers, please.

For more information, contact the Sheriff’s Office Media Relations Office at 681-0666.

For questions regarding this press release, please contact Bia Roldan at (318) 658-2959

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