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LEXPARK announces 'Food for Fines' program

Posted at 10:06 AM, Nov 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-25 10:07:11-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington Parking Authority announced Monday that their popular "Food for Fines" program will return again this holiday season.

Starting Monday, Nov. 25, customers who bring in 10 cans of food will receive $15 off any LEXPARK or Lexington Police issued parking citation. Customers with multiple citations may bring in as many cans as they wish and receive $15 credit for every set of 10 cans.

Past due citations are eligible. The LEXPARK office is located at 122 North Broadway.

All canned food donations 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.