After a two-year hiatus, the 30th annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger food drive is back May 14.
The Stamp Out Hunger food drive is the nation’s largest all-volunteer, one-day food collection effort to help feed those who are food insecure.
Organizations such as Manna Food Pantries, Feeding the Gulf Coast, ACTS Ministries, We Care Ministries and Warrington Emergency Aid Center help collect and distribute food, which benefits residents in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
Participating in the food drive is simple with the help of the National Association of Letter Carriers, who will put a postcard and a plastic bag in residents’ mailboxes a week before May 14. Residents are encouraged to put healthy, non-perishable food items in the bag, such as canned tuna, dry breakfast items, peanut butter, canned vegetables and other alternatives and set it next to their mailbox May 14.
Donated items should not be in glass containers, homemade or opened items.