Volunteers needed for May 14 food drive

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Volunteers are need on May 14 to sort the thousands of pounds of food to be collected by area U.S. Post Office letter carriers during the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  The food will be donated to the Palm Beach County Food Bank, and local food pantries, as part of the 24th Annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

 

Volunteers are needed at the following four post office locations:

  • Tequesta Post Office, 401 Old Dixie Hwy., Jupiter, FL 33469 from 3–6 p.m.
  • Jupiter Post Office, 1095 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458 in two shifts from 3-6 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.
  • Palm Beach Gardens Post Office, 3330 Fairchild Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 in two shifts from 3-6 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.
  • Riviera Beach Post Office, 1905 W Blue Heron Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33404 in two shifts from 3-6 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.

Participants must be 16 years of age or older. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing and supportive closed toed shoes.

 

Local letter carriers will be delivering plastic Publix grocery store bags to homes prior to the drive.  The public is asked to fill the bags with nutritious, non-perishable food items (no glass containers please) and place them for pick up near their mailbox on Saturday, May 14.

For information, contact Pam Cohen at the Palm Beach County Food Bank at 561-670-2518 x 309.

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