LEXPARK’s “Food for Fines” Holiday Food Drive ends Friday

The Food for Fines program will end on Friday, Dec. 17.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/LEXMARK) – The Food for Fines program will end on Friday, Dec. 17.

According to the Lexington Parking Authority, over 2,700 food items, which have paid for nearly $3,900 in citations have been collected.

The campaign began on Nov. 22.

Customers who bring in 10 cans of food will receive $15 off any LEXPARK, or Lexington Police issued on-street parking citation.

There is no limit on the number of cans customers with multiple citations may bring in.

Past due citations are eligible.

The LEXPARK office is located at 122 North Broadway.

If citizens want to check to see if they have a citation, they can simply enter their license plate at the “Pay a Citation” page on the www.lexpark.org site.

All canned food donations received by LEXPARK will be donated to God’s Pantry Food Bank. Canned vegetables which are at least 14-15 oz large and protein items such as canned meat, beans or peanut butter are suggested. Expired, damaged or opened food donations will not be accepted. Please be considerate when selecting donated items.

*LEXPARK reserves the right to revoke a customer’s participation in this program at any time.*

COVID-19 Note: Masks are required at the LEXPARK office and staff will safely assist those making donations.

According to the Lexington Parking Authority, the goal of the Parking Authority, which was created by the Urban County Council in 2006, is to provide, maintain and operate adequate, high-quality, customer-focused public parking and encourage economic growth.

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