TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Postal Service asks for donations Saturday as part of 21st annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive

Daily Photo Galleries

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 6:09 p.m.
 

Letter carriers will be helping the hungry on Saturday by picking up grocery items as they deliver mail along their routes.

All post offices in the Pittsburgh area are participating in the 21st “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive, which is expected to collect more than 10,000 pounds of food for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

In many communities, food that is collected will go directly to local food pantries.

Residents are asked to place a bag of non-perishable grocery items packaged in non-glass containers next to their mail box before their regular mail delivery time on Saturday.

The most-needed items include peanut butter, tuna fish, low-sugar cereal, canned vegetables and fruit, disposable diapers, toothpaste and toilet paper.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Unlike years past, strength of 2014 Steelers could be offense
  2. Wedding aboard Pittsburgh’s Gateway Clipper ends in arrests
  3. Steelers Lookahead: Previewing Sunday’s game vs. Cleveland
  4. Steelers notebook: Polamalu made 1st-time captain; Roethlisberger named for offense
  5. Dominion, Duke to build $5B natural gas pipeline from WV to NC
  6. Campus visit sells 4-star Ohio recruit Hall on Panthers
  7. Love locks tokens fall prey to renovations on Pittsburgh bridges
  8. Ohio offensive lineman verbally commits to Pitt
  9. Nearing 25 years together, WPXI anchors Johnson, Finnegan defy odds
  10. Western Pa. districts aim to win back students from cyber charters
  11. Housing market remains ‘disaster’ in Westmoreland County
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.