Stamp Out Hunger: National Letter Carriers’ Food Drive May 6th – May 10th at Stanbridge College

Stamp Out Hunger: National Letter Carriers’ Food Drive May 6th – May 10th at Stanbridge College

Stanbridge College REACH invites you to donate non-perishable foods for the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive starting Monday, May 6th through May 10th on campus at Stanbridge College.

For 1 in 6 Americans, hunger is a reality. Over 50 million people live with the uncertainty of where their next meal will come from. Nearly 17 million of them are children.

“In November and December— around the holidays—many folks get caught up in a spirit of giving, so food pantries and other such organizations see a major upswing in food donations,” NALC President Fredric Rolando said. “But by May, their shelves begin to empty out.”

“Plus, many disadvantaged children, who depend on their schools for breakfast and lunch, will soon be on summer break, losing access to those free or subsidized meals,” Rolando said, “and that places increased pressure on food pantries and similar charitable organizations.”

As men and women who touch every neighborhood in America six days a week, letter carriers far too often see first-hand how poverty and hunger affect the customers they serve. Each year on the second Saturday of May, thousands of letter carriers pick up bags of donated non-perishable food items left by mailboxes.

Donate at Stanbridge College

Now is our chance to help the NALC “Stamp Out Hunger” by providing a helpful solution to the millions of people in our country.

Please drop off non-perishable food items in the bins located in the Student Lounge or Reception Suite 107 on campus at Stanbridge College.

Donate at Home

Please encourage your friends and family to collect non-perishable food donations and leave the donations by their mail box for their letter carriers to pick up on Saturday, May 11, 2013. For more information, please visit:

This is one pain you can easily help find the cure for. Join Stanbridge College REACH and the NALC to help feed the needy in our community.