posted on May, 6 2014 @ 01:19 PM
Mark it on your calendars people. This is this coming Saturday, May 10, the day before Mother's Day. Put your canned foods in a bag by your mailboxes
and the mail carrier will pick them up and deliver them to your local food bank. This is a national drive. Let's show up for the hungry!!!!
Know that your donations will go to your respective local food banks for the people in need in your communities.
Please share and post where you can so the effort is a great success.
More Info here
With Food Drive imminent, last-minute push is underway
May 2014—Imagine, if you will, the controlled chaos currently underway at more than 1,500 branches all across the United States, as food drive
coordinators, family members and volunteers race to get everything in place for the nation’s largest one-day food collection effort on Saturday, May
“A lot of us have been through a pretty wild winter,” NALC President Fredric Rolando said, “and springtime has struggled to take hold in many
parts of the country, so we’ve got our fingers crossed that Mother Nature will give us a break on that special Saturday—especially since that
happens to be the day before Mother’s Day this year.”
NALC Community Membership Outreach Coordinator Pam Donato considers weather just another variable that letter carriers will simply overcome as
“We’ve mailed out the food drive reminders, we’ve renewed our relationships with local food banks, and we’ve got our volunteers ready for a
full day of heavy bags and loaded LLVs,” Donato said. “And even if the weather doesn’t cooperate, we are confident that our generous patrons
will step up and give what they can, no matter what.”