Apache Junction Stamp Out Hunger donations to help AJ food bank

Food donations made in Apache Junction during the May 9th U.S. Postal Service “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive will go to the Apache Junction Reach Out Food Bank to feed the hungry locally. (Courtesy of U.S. Postal Service)

Food donations made in Apache Junction during the May 9th U.S. Postal Service “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive will go to the Apache Junction Reach Out Food Bank to feed the hungry locally. (Courtesy of U.S. Postal Service)

The U.S. Postal Service “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive is coming this Saturday, May 9, to Apache Junction. All food donations will go to the Apache Junction Reach Out Food Bank to feed the hungry in the local area, according to a press release. Residents should place non-perishable donations should be left at their mailbox on Saturday for a letter carrier to pick up.

This is the largest food drive in the nation. The Apache Junction Food Bank counts on it to help stock its food shelves for the summer season when extra food is needed to replace public programs not available to families with children during the school vacation months, according to the release.

Donations may also be made directly to the food bank at 575 N. Idaho Road, Suite 701, at the southeast corner of Idaho Road and Superstition Mountain Boulevard in Apache Junction.

Monetary donations can be made online at the food bank website. Call 480-983-2995 for more information on donating and volunteering.

The Apache Junction Independent is mailed each month to 35,000 homes.

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