GREATER LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Mail carriers in Tippecanoe County will be picking up more than just outgoing letters this weekend.
On Saturday, letter carriers will participate in the annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive.
Residents are asked to leave non-perishable food donations at their mailboxes.
All donations will be picked up rain or shine and will benefit Food Finders Food Bank in Lafayette.
Food Finders Executive Director Katy Bunder says this food drive is coming at a perfect time.
"It hits at a time when children are going to be staying home from school for the summer and those who've been depending on the school breakfast and lunch might find it hard to get enough to eat," Bunder said. "So we want to have enough food on hand that we can provide the pantries what they need to serve the clients."
You can drop off donations from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the following locations:
- Lafayette Post Office on South Street
- Federated Church in West Lafayette
- Christ United Methodist Church on 18th Street in Lafayette
- March Supermarket on Teal Road
Customers may also donate by purchasing pre-bagged items from the local Marsh Supermarkets in the Greater Lafayette area.
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