Feeding Palm Beach County® & Postal Branch 1690 Kick Off 2016 NALC Food Drive with May 12 Mobile Food Pantry
To celebrate the upcoming National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) 24th Annual Stamp Out Hunger®, the nation’s largest one-day food drive, Feeding Palm Beach County®, a branch of Feeding South Florida®, in collaboration with the U.S. Postal Service – Postal Branch 1690, will host a Mobile Food Pantry Distribution. Free produce and other food items will be distributed at the event. Over 200 individuals facing food insecurity are expected to attend.
Stamp Out Hunger is conducted by the NALC in cooperation with the U.S. Postal Service. Letter carriers in more than 10,000 communities across America will pick up donated food items when they service their postal routes on May 14.
Thursday, May 12
Line begins at 9 a.m.; Distribution begins from 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church (one block south of Southern Blvd.)
345 S. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415
In Palm Beach County, 15.1 percent of the population is food insecure, with 202,110 people not knowing from where they will get their next meal; 23.6 percent of children in Palm Beach County are food insecure, meaning 63,660 children go to bed hungry.
For more information, contact Jennifer Millon, Feeding South Florida communications coordinator, at 954.518.1863 or email@example.com.