From: Deb Abnet
Food Drive Coordinator
The 21st annual NALC National Food Drive to “Stamp Out Hunger” is the largest one-day food drive in the nation.
Postal employees (city and rural) from Winona, Goodview, Rollingstone, Stockton, Minnesota City, Lewiston, and Dakota will be delivering bags to mailboxes and picking up nonperishable food items left by your mailbox when your mail is delivered on Saturday, May 11, or there may be a volunteer picking it up to help the carriers out. You may also choose to make a monetary donation. If so, please make your checks payable to “Winona Volunteer Services.” All of the food that is donated is weighed at the food shelf to be stocked on their shelves to help feed families in Winona and surrounding area. There are thousands of families that are struggling to make ends meet and put food on the table. Also the summer time is critical since school lunch programs are suspended during the summer months so the kids must find alternate sources of nutrition. Monetary donations stretch further than what we know. The food shelf has access to discounted food using monetary donations. Whichever you decide to donate, it will be more than welcome. If you are out of town or forget to put a donation out, your mail carrier will gladly pick it up on the following Monday or Tuesday.