Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday

By: News 12 Staff Email
By: News 12 Staff Email

PARIS, TX -- The United States Post Office will be collecting more than just your mail this weekend.

The annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is this Saturday and people can donate food without leaving their home. Residents are encouraged to collect and bag non-perishable foods and place them by their mailbox for a letter carrier to pick up.

After all the food items are collected locally, they will be taken to the Downtown Food Pantry in Paris which serves 800 families a week.

"They will generally brings us four, five or six tubs of food, which gives us a lot of assortment of food." said Downtown Food Pantry Board Member Marvin Simmons.

The Downtown Food Pantry takes donations year round and volunteers are always needed.

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