30th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive scheduled for May 14
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – The National Association of Letter Carriers’ 30th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive returns on May 14 after a two-year pause because of the pandemic.
On May 14, letter carriers across St. Joseph County will collect non-perishable food donations on their postal routes to support the food drive.
During the week of May 9, letter carriers will deliver a reminder postcard and bag to mailboxes.
Residents are asked to place non-perishables in a sturdy bag by their mailbox by 8 a.m. on May 14.
The donations will be picked up and dropped off at the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.
The following items are needed:
- Canned Soup
- Boxed Dinner Meals
- Peanut Butter
- Breakfast Cereal
- Macaroni and Cheese
- Boxed Noodles – any variety
- Spaghetti Sauce
- Canned Fruit
- Canned Vegetables
- Canned Chicken, Tuna, and Spam
- Personal Care Items (toilet paper, bar soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, body wash, etc.)
- Cleaning Supplies (laundry detergent, dish soap, all-purpose cleaner, etc.)
Please do not donate anything in a glass container.
Residents can also drop off their donations at any postal branch retail counter before the food drive.
The Food Bank has a goal of collecting 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food items.