Blue Knight Teens Help to Feed the Homeless in Camden County

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CAMDEN, N.J. -

Teens in Camden County got to work doing their part to help those in need.

On Wednesday, August 15th, teenagers with the Camden County Police Department's Blue Knight program stopped by the Cathedral Kitchen to work on a public service project to help feed homeless residents in the area.

The group got to work helping to make sandwiches, peel corn, and cut some fresh fruit for Wednesday night's meals.

Officials say events like this are a great way to teach the kids about giving back to those in need in their community.

"Nobody should be hungry in the United States," said Karen Talarico, executive director, Cathedral Kitchen. "There's plenty of food to go around and it's really wonderful when the students can come in and help prepare meals for people who are in need of some food." 

The Blue Knight program is in a Junior Police Academy that runs throughout the day teaching kids about law enforcement and giving them the chance to work alongside police officers.

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