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City Employees Donate Canned Food to CAPK Food Bank

More than 5,000 pounds of food collected during annual drive

City of Bakersfield employees donated more than 5,000 pounds of food to a local food bank as part of the City's annual Fall Canned Food Drive.

The canned and boxed food was collected from October until November 18 when it was donated to the Community Action Partnership of Kern Food Bank.

CAPK picked up the donations on Monday and weighed them at the food bank.

The food was donated by eight different City departments and will go to families in need this holiday season.