House of Hope is excited to invite Martin County students to participate in the first ever “Stamp Out Hunger Student Art Contest”! Use your creativity and talent to raise awareness about the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive and the issue of hunger facing our community.
About the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is the largest the nation’s largest single-day food drive, organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC).
This annual event provides food to local food pantries throughout the county, and House of Hope is fortunate to be the main recipient in Martin County. Letter carriers will place plastic bags in resident’s mailboxes for them to fill up with nonperishable food items. Then, on May 12, 2018 residents place these bags next to their mailboxes where they will be collected by their letter carrier. Throughout the day a team of volunteers help prepare the food items for future distribution in House of Hope’s four food pantries – Stuart, Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach and Indiantown.
Stamp Out Hunger delivers about 65,000 pounds of food to House of Hope. This has become an essential way for us to keep our shelves stocked during the summer when children are not receiving school lunches and many workers have their hours cut back because of seasonal employment.
House of Hope will award one grand prize in three categories:
The three grand prize winners will receive a $100 Visa gift card, a t-shirt with their artwork, and a plaque of recognition.
The three winning pieces will have their artwork printed on limited edition t-shirts and other items that will be available to purchase and/or order.
ALL submitted student art submissions will also go on display at the Martin County Administration Building following the contest.
The theme is “the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. When creating your artwork consider elements such as:
Deadline for Entries
All entries must be received at House of Hope no later than 4:00 PM (EST) on Friday, April 20, 2018. Entries submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
House of Hope
2484 SE Bonita St.
Stuart, FL 33497
Kick Off Party
The entire community is invited to join us at the Stamp Out Hunger Kick Off & Art Contest Awards Party.
Where: House of Hope
2484 SE Bonita St.
Stuart, FL 34997
Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Time 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Winners of the art contest announced at 7:00 pm
RSVP to the party by clicking HERE.
By entering the contest, each contestant and his or her parents, guardians, and/or legal representatives warrant and represent that submissions are the contestant’s sole and original work. In addition, they consent to the use of the contestant’s first and last name, artwork, grade and age on promotions for House of Hope and the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, without further permission, compensation, or approval. Further, contestants and their parents, guardians, and/or legal representatives release, discharge, indemnify, and agree to hold harmless House of Hope its members, and representatives from all claims, damages, demands, obligations, or losses of any kind related to this contest.
Original artwork submitted with the contest entry form becomes the property of House of Hope. Art may be reproduced by House of Hope. Winners assign all copyright, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights related to their winning entries to House of Hope.
If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Mustelier at Lauren@hohmartin.org or (772) 286-4673.
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