Stamp Out Hunger 2017

simpkinsStamp Out Hunger is organized annually by the National Association of Letter Carriers and is the nation’s largest single-day food drive. This year, the magic happens again on May 13, 2017.

In Martin County, the drive helps to stock House of Hope’s four food pantries – Stuart, Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach and Indiantown — with staples such as canned vegetables, soup, tomato products, rice, pasta, cereal, peanut butter and jelly, etc.

The influx of food is especially vital during the summertime when children are not receiving school lunches and many workers have their hours cut back because of the lull in seasonal employment.

mail_truckEach year the massive undertaking provides tens of thousands of pounds of food for Martin County households. It literally takes a village to succeed between the thousands of residents who put food by their mailboxes, hundreds of volunteers who spend hours cheerfully sorting and transporting donations, to the amazing sponsors who supply the drive with many of the essentials needed to make it all happen.

Want to sign up to join in the fun by volunteering?

We are excited to have you! Sign up now by emailing Lauren Mustelier at Lauren@hohmartin.org or call (772) 286 – 4673 x 1004.

Would your business or organization like to sponsor the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive?

Email Dawn Abate at Dawn@hohmartin.org or call (772) 286 – 4673 x 1002

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