Imagine paying for your parking tickets with canned goods. It's something that's being proposed in Tampa.

FOX's Gary Baumgarten has more:

Tampa city councilman Guido Maniscalco wants to allow drivers to repay a portion of their parking fines with donated food:

(Maniscalco) "In 2016, it's truly pathetic that we're still discussing world hunger, even at the local stage with all the amenities that we have right at our fingertips. So in order to combat this or at least help in some way, I think this would be a good start." 

The logistics are still being worked out, but Maniscalco is hoping the canned food will help in efforts to feed some 700,000 Tampa Bay area families who are too poor to guarantee food on the table every day.

Gary Baumgarten, FOX News.

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