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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Public Safety Food Basket Program Needs Your Support

Together, we did it again! On behalf of the more than 3,000 recipients who received
Christmas Food Baskets during the 2013 Christmas Holiday and the Public Safety Assistance Program, Inc. (PSAP) – Thank You. It simply would not have been possible for the program to be so successful without your help.

We can hardly believe that this year will be the 30th year that Prince George’s
County’s Public Safety Agencies, the Office of the County Executive, and the Office of Homeland Security has prepared and delivered holiday food baskets for those in need through the Public Safety Assistance Program, Inc. Unfortunately, the need is great and just as in previous years, as the season approaches, we begin to receive requests. We know that many families continue to have a hard time making ends meet, and as always, we hope to do more this year than last.

We believe that we can assist more families this year than we did last year, but we
can only do so with your continued generous support. Every donation – however large or small – moves us closer to our goal of helping more families. As you know, members from each of the Public Safety Agencies provide the many manpower hours needed to prepare our Christmas Baskets and they too, are committed to doing whatever is necessary.

This year, based on the amount of funds available, we will need to cut our food baskets in half.  3000 delivered last year and it appears only 1,500 this year.  The requests for baskets continues to grow above and beyond last year’s total and we are having to turn requests down.  We need your financial support to continue to provide food baskets to those in need.

Please mail your check early and help us get started on a bigger, more generous
Christmas Food Basket program. Please make your check payable to “PSAP FOOD” and mail it to us at P.O. Box 548, Upper Marlboro, MD 20773-0548. The Public Safety Assistance Program is a 501(C)3 organization and 100% of your contribution goes to the Food Basket Program. Deliveries of food baskets will be made December 11 through December 22, 2014, starting from the Bunker Hill Fire Station #855 located at 3716 Rhode Island Avenue in Brentwood, Maryland.

Thank you in advance for your support. We appreciate your generosity and wish the
very best for you and your family this holiday season. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. William Milligan at 240-508-9080.