Sheriff's office collecting food for seniors, kids

Sheriff's office collecting food for seniors, kids

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Every day Craighead County sheriff's deputies put their lives on the line to protect citizens.

Now they are going one step further to make sure everyone is fed.

On Saturday, April 30, Sheriff Marty Boyd and his deputies will be at Walmart, 1911 Parker Rd. in Jonesboro, collecting non-perishable food items and monetary donations.

The Badges for Backpacks food drive will benefit Craighead County children and senior citizens in need.

All proceeds collected will be donated to the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas for its senior pack and school backpack programs.

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