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Letter carrier food drive nets 20,000 pounds of food in C-U

Residents in Champaign and Urbana donated nearly 20,000 pounds of food Saturday in a drive sponsored by letter carriers and the U.S. Postal Service.

Through the Stamp Out Hunger campaign, residents were able to donate nonperishable food by leaving it at their mailboxes to be picked up by letter carriers.

Carriers picking up food donations Saturday

CHAMPAIGN — Letter carriers across America will be taking part in the nation's largest food drive of the year Saturday, but they need everyone's help.

For this 20th annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign, the Postal Service is requesting its customers to leave a sturdy bag of non-perishable food next to their mailboxes for letter carriers to pick up on Saturday.

Annual mail carrier food drive Saturday

WASHINGTON (AP) – The annual Stamp Out Hunger drive by the nation's mail carriers will be held Saturday.

Letter carriers collect nonperishable food donations from the public as they walk their routes, and the items are donated to local food banks.