25th Annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive

Leave Non-Perishables for Your Letter Carrier on Saturday, May 13, 2017

Help Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 13, 2017!

The 2016 drive collected more than 80 million pounds of food!

On the second Saturday of May, just set out your non-perishable food well before your letter carrier’s normal pick-up time. The earlier the better! Note that he or she will be delivering and collecting mail as usual, on top of collecting food donations, so that pickup time could be slightly later than usual. Your letter carrier might also have helpers. A good rule of thumb is to have the bags by your mailbox by 9 a.m.

Please do not donate frozen food, homemade food or home-canned items. Please do not donate items that have expired or are in glass containers. In keeping with good food-handling and food-safety procedures, food that is opened, damaged, out of code or does not have the official ingredients included will be discarded by the food bank in the sorting process.

For more details on donations, check out the FAQ page on the Stamp Out Hunger website!

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