Postal Food Drive,
Stamp Out Hunger:
national event put on by the US Postal Service collects food during
the second weekend Saturday in May, this year the food drive is
on May 11, 2013. Food donation bags are distributed during the
week and on Saturday the postal carriers collect the food that
is left at the postal box and this food is donated to the Westfield
Open Doors Food Pantry.
The 21st annual drive is Saturday, May 11, and more than 1,400
NALC branches in just about every city, state and territory will
have letter carriers, family members and thousands of volunteers
out and about to help collect, sort and distribute the cans, boxes
and jars of non-perishable food items left in bags next to customers’
This Saturday is the US Postal Service Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive,
so here are some opportunities to serve.
The first opportunity to serve will start between 2:00 and 2:30
pm at the Carmel Post Office located at 275 Medical Drive in Carmel,
however you will need to enter on the backside of the building
off of AAA Drive. We will need approximately 20 volunteers to
unload the postal trucks as they come in from their routes and
sort food. Volunteers will be needed at this location until 5
The second opportunity will unloading trucks at the Open Doors
Food Pantry between 4:00 and 7:00 pm. The first truck will arrive
after 4:00, with 2 more trucks coming at 5:00 and 6:00pm.
Please respond to Alice at firstname.lastname@example.org
or I to let us know if you or your group want to volunteer at
the Carmel Post Office or Open Door's and the number of volunteers
that you will be bringing.
This is a great opportunity for fellowship with friends and family.
Please reply or contact me if you have any further questions.
Kurt J Wanninger
Open Doors Food Pantry
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