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Food Drive is Saturday

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The spirit of the holidays often fills local food pantries to the brim.

By early summer, that supply is depleted --- and with kids out of school soon, there's arguably a greater need for the food pantries.

That's where the Letter Carriers' Food Drive steps-in to 'Stamp Out Hunger.'

Letter carriers nationwide will be collecting non-perishable food items and delivering them to local food pantries.

All you need to do is leave the items next to your mailbox on Saturday and your letter carrier will handle the rest.

(Don Fennell, Letter Carriers' Food Drive Minot Coordinator) "The best thing about this food drive is that we go to every house, every day anyway. So we will be at everybody's house on Saturday. So absolutely everybody can be part of this food drive just by leaving food out by their mail box. Preferably in a plastic bag with handles but however it's put out there, we will take it."

The food drive is 17 years running in Minot.

Fennell (fin-ELL) says letter carriers often bring family with them on food-drive-Saturday to help with the heavy lifting and they have a friendly-competition to see which route brings in the most food.

There are bins available for drop-offs at the post office through this weekend.

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