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Letter carriers: Help 'Stamp out Hunger' with annual food drive
Local postal workers gathered more than 9,600 pounds of food last year for the local food pantry. They will be collecting non-perishable food again this year on May 14. (Photo supplied)
MONROE - The National Association of Letter Carriers, in partnership with the United States Postal Service and the National Association of Rural Letter Carriers, is asking residents to help "Stamp out Hunger" on May 14. "Stamp out Hunger" is the largest single-day food drive in the U.S. This year marks the annual food drive's 23rd year, and the 70 million pounds of food collected nationwide last year brought the total collected to more than 1.2 billion pounds.