2017’s Cram the Crusier event in Keremeos brought in $1,006 in cash donations and a load of non-perishable food items for the local food bank. The event was organized by the local RCMP detachment and Victim Services. Left, Laurie Lion of Keremeos Victim Services and RCMP Const. Brad Sabo in a Dec. 2017 photo. (File photo)

2017’s Cram the Crusier event in Keremeos brought in $1,006 in cash donations and a load of non-perishable food items for the local food bank. The event was organized by the local RCMP detachment and Victim Services. Left, Laurie Lion of Keremeos Victim Services and RCMP Const. Brad Sabo in a Dec. 2017 photo. (File photo)

Keremeos RCMP enjoy successful ‘Cram the Cruiser’ fundraiser

The event generated more than double the amount raised in the previous year

Police officers in Keremeos enjoyed a successful fundraiser at their annual “Cram the Cruiser” event.

The Keremeos RCMP detachment held the yearly event on Dec. 16 at Buy-Low Foods on 7th Avenue.

Despite global economic uncertainty, local generosity shone.

The fundraiser managed to double the amount raised in the previous year, totaling over $1,800 in cash and several hundred in donated gift cards.

“The Keremeos RCMP would like to thank the community, who all very generously came together this year to support local families and those in need,” stated the detachment in a release.

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