NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — The Newport police and fire departments held a charity softball event to raise money and collect food donations for local organizations.

The Sept. 27 event was held at Cardines Field.

In a social media post, Newport police said six boxes of canned food totaling 250 cans were collected and donated to the Martin Luther King Jr Community Center and the Salvation Army.

In addition, more than $3,400 dollars were raised and will be donated to the Hillside Charitable Foundation and the Three Angels Fund.

The departments also honored those who have recently passed, Gwendolyn George, Lieutenant Norman Bestoso, and Deputy Chief David Murphy.