Letter carriers in Branson, Harrison and around the country participated in the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive on Saturday, collecting non-perishable food items for local food banks.
Branson Postmaster Rick Ayers says donations increased this year…
Rick Ayers D979 :11 “… same period last year”
Postal officials in Harrison say they are still receiving and counting donations, but it looks like the total will reach 13-thousand pounds.
Last year more than 70-million pounds of food was collected nationwide, making Stamp Out Hunger the largest one-day food drive in the country.