CU Boulder students can donate food to pay parking fines

BOULDER, Colo. — University of Colorado Boulder is allowing faculty, staff and students to pay off their parking tickets by donating food.

CU Boulder parking service is hosting the food drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Friday.

The university started the event in November when more than 200 faculty, staff and students donated food to pay parking fines, according to the university.

CU says those participating must bring at least five nonperishable items to the parking services lobby to pay the fine. All citations must also must have happened before April 1.

The university notes additional donations can be made to pay off more than one citation.¬†Donations will also be accepted even if someone doesn’t have outstanding citations.