FARGO, N.D. – The largest single-day food drive in the world, Stamp Out Hunger, which is hosted annually by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is slated for Saturday, May 12. Individuals throughout the country are asked to leave non-perishable food items by their mailboxes Saturday morning for letter carriers to collect during their standard routes.
Now in its 26th year, Stamp Out Hunger has collected and distributed over 1.5 billion pounds of food over the last quarter-century from generous individuals in more than 10,000 cities and towns across the country.
The Great Plains Food Bank teams together with the Emergency Food Pantry and the Dorothy Day Food Pantry to accept food donations given within the Fargo-Moorhead area.
What: National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
When: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Where: Across the United States
In 2017, Stamp Out Hunger brought in more than 71 million pounds of food collected in all 50 states plus Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Read more about the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive HERE.
About the Great Plains Food Bank
Celebrating 35 years of hunger relief, the Great Plains Food Bank serves as North Dakota’s only food bank. Its partner network includes 213 food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, and other charitable feeding programs operating in 99 communities across N.D. and Clay County, Minn. Since 1983, the Great Plains Food Bank, through its partners and programs, have distributed more than 185 million pounds of food to children, seniors, and families in need. The Great Plains Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network.