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USPS Stamps Out Hunger

The Postal Service holds its annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive the second Saturday of each May.

The Postal Service is gearing up for its annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive.

Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers, who participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive — the largest one-day food drive in the nation.

Led by letter carriers represented by the National Association of Letter Carriers (AFL-CIO), with help from rural letter carriers, other postal employees and other volunteers, the drive has delivered more than one billion pounds of food the past 20 years.

area food bank or pantry where they are then disbursed to needy families.

Supporters of the program include Campbell Soup, AARP, Feeding America, Publix, Valassis/Red Plum, Cox Target Media and Valpak Direct Marketing Systems.

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