Local police are collecting toys and food for local charities this weekend.

The Auxiliary Unit of the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP is having its Stuff a Cruiser fundraiser for the eighth year on Saturday from 10:00am until 3:00pm.  Donations will support St. Joseph’s Food Bank and the Salvation Army in Pembroke.

Police will be at stores around Pembroke and Petawawa, while the Military Police will be at Garrison Petawawa.