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By Mike Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A pet food drive in Camden County, New Jersey begins Monday.

The goal is to collect enough food to feed all of the animals in Camden County’s three shelters for a two days.

“That will allow for us to use the money that would typically we would use to feed these animals for that two day period to cover key operating expenses, maybe do upgrades and other things,” said Camden county freeholder Ian Leonard.

He says they’re only accepting canned food donations. “Just logistically overall, it just makes things a lot easier because you’re talking about over 35 municipalities participating in this, you’re talking about a lot of places that you have to pick up. It just makes it a lot easier for us.”

Donations are accepted at more than two dozen (see list below) locations until Halloween.

Audubon Senior Center, 247 Oaklyn Ave, Audubon, M/W/F 9-3, T/TH 9-12

Barrington Borough Hall, 229 Trenton Ave, Barrington, 856-547-0706Bellmawr Borough, 21 E. Browning Road, Bellmawr, 856-933-1313

Brooklawn Borough Hall, 301 Christiana Street, Brooklawn, 856-456-0750Camden – Cam Co Library, Nilsa Cruz Perez Branch, 300 North 4th Street, Camden in LOBBY

Camden County One Stop Resource Center, 2600 Mt. Ephraim Ave, Camden, 856-968-4200Cherry Hill Library, 1100 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill in Lobby, 856-667-0300

Camden County College – Rohrer Campus, 1889 Rt. 70 East, Cherry Hill in Lobby, 856-874-6000

Camden County College – Blackwood Campus, Box 200 College Drive, Blackwood in Lobby of Connector Building, 856-227-7200

Chesilhurst Borough Hall, 201 Grant Ave, Chesilhurst, 856-767-4153

Camden County Regional Emergency Training Center, 420 Woodbury-Turnersville Road North, Blackwood in Lobby, 856-374-6176

Haddon Heights – Atlantic Avenue Elementary School, 21 East Atlantic Ave, Haddon Heights
Haddon Heights – Glenview Elementary, 1700 Sycamore Street, Haddon Heights
Haddon Heights – Library, 608 Station Avenue, Haddon Heights
Haddon Heights -7th Avenue School, 316 7th Avenue, Haddon Heights

Lindenwold – Library, 310 E. Linden Ave, Lindenwold, 856-784-5602

Pine Hill Borough Hall, 45 W. 7th Ave, Pine Hill, 856-783-7400

Runnemede Borough Hall, 24 N. Black Horse Pike, Runnemede, 856-939-5161

Somerdale Borough Hall, 105 Kennedy Boulevard, 856-783-6320 x33
Somerdale – Park School, 301 Grace St, Somerdale, 856-783-6261Stratford Borough Hall, 307 Union Ave, Stratford, 783-0600

Voorhees – Camden Co Library, 203 Laurel Road, Voorhees in LOBBY, 856-772-1636
Voorhees – Camden County Store – The Mall at Voorhees Town Center, 2nd Level – Store #2015,
Voorhees Town Hall, 2400 Town Center, Voorhees, 856-429-7174

Waterford Town Hall, 2131 Auburn Ave, Atco, 856-768-2300

Winslow – Camden Co Library, South Co Regional Branch, 35 Cooper Folly Rd, Atco in LOBBY, 856-753-2537

Woodlynne Borough Hall, 200 Cooper Ave, Woodlynne, 856-962-8300

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