MENOMONIE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Your outstanding parking tickets can be resolved by helping those in need. The Menomonie Police Department says its ‘Food For Fines’ program will run from November 1st through the end of the year.

People can bring in canned food items to the police department during business hours to receive two dollars off their parking citation for each item donated. Public safety-related parking violations are not accepted as part of the program.

The police department says the program began in 2016 and has collected more than 6600 pounds of food.