Donna Prothero is a city carrier for the Chilicothe Post Office and she spoke with KMZU’s Sandi Wilson about the nationwide event happening on Saturday May 10th called Stamp Out Hunger.
Donna Prothero is also Food Drive Coordinator for the city of Chillicothe.
There are some suggested items customers are asked to provide.
Saturday, May 10th, letter carriers in the city of Chillicothe and all across the nation will be collecting donations for the 22nd annual event known as Stamp Out Hunger. This is the nation’s largest single day Food Drive. In Chillicothe, all donations will be collected, sorted, and distributed between the Salvation Army, Livingston County Food Pantry and House Of Prayer.
All participants are asked to set donations out in a bag next to their mailbox. Suggested items are canned soups, canned vegetables/fruits, rice, pastas, juices, cereal, anything non-perishable. Participants have also donated paper towels, napkins and toiletries. The post office asks that you please not donate glass or open containers and no expired foods.
If you want to participate in Stamp Out Hunger but are unable to set out donations on Saturday, you are more than welcome to take your donation to the Chillicothe Post Office. They will accept food donations up to a week after the food drive.
For more information you can visit the Stamp Out Hunger Facebook page, or call the Chillicothe Post Office at (660) 646-1133