Date of Release:  December 19, 2012

(THUNDER BAY, ON) On Saturday, December 15 2012, the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police together with our policing partners, Thunder Bay Police Service, Anishinabek Police Service, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and Canadian Pacific Police Service participated in the 1stAnnual Stuff A Cruiser event.

Officers were located outside the Real Canadian Superstore, Safeway on Arthur Street and Metro Stores on Arthur Street and River Street.

The Officers and volunteers from the Regional Food Distribution Association collected over 4,100 kg (9,200 lbs) of non perishable food items. As well, over $3100.00 in cash donations was collected at the event.

All food items were turned over to the RFDA, to assist with the goal that everyone in our community has food on their table over the festive season. 

All of the Police Services would like to thank the Canada Safeway, Real Canadian Superstore, and Metro stores for their support, as well, all of the volunteers and community members for helping make this event such a wonderful success.


CONTACT:   P/C Diana Cole

                      THUNDER BAY OPP

Phone:          807-939-2133