JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Craighead County Sheriff's Department donated more than 13,000 meals to a Region 8 food bank.
According to a post on the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas' Facebook page, the sheriff's department donated 13,068 meals.
The department hosted their Badges for Backpacks events this past weekend and the proceeds from that went to the food bank.
The Food Bank of NEA thanked Sheriff Marty Boyd and his department, volunteers and the donors for hosting the event and providing meals for the needy of Northeast Arkansas.
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