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Food Donations Increase for Stamp Out Hunger Drive

By: Staff
Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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.