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USPS drive fighting hunger

This Saturday, the chance to help those who are fighting hunger will be as close as your door or mailbox.

While this is something we may see or hear about at a countrywide level, we find those same problems are found right here at home in Lawrence County as well.

It is important to be involved in the project and provide that helping hand this Saturday when the United States Postal Service holds its annual Stamp Out Hunger event. This is the largest one-day food drive held each year.

To participate, all residents need to do is place the nonperishable items for donation by their mailboxes before the mail carrier delivers this coming Saturday.

Most times, taking a few items off the pantry shelf can afford those in need the ability to have a traditional meal. Additionally, items collected will also help a couple local organizations with their efforts to aid others.

This can have a enormous impact for those families throughout Lawrence County, the region and the country who struggle to put food on the table.

The National Association of Letter Carriers is looking to do more than deliver the mail, and that is to do their part.

It is now time to do ours to ensure this event continues to be a success each year.