Community service

Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive

Food Drive Day doesn’t end until we weigh the donations to measure our success. Branches need to report the pounds of food and monetary donations collected via their “Members Only” portal by JUNE 7!!  

If your branch has questions, please visit to find contact information for your regional or state coordinator, who will be able to help. Rural Offices can submit their totals by completing the final results form and submitting it to NALC Food Drive Results 100 Indiana Ave, NW Washington, DC 20001 or by email to

A helpful guide for NALC branches preparing to submit their final results can be found here.


 Saturday, May 11, 2024 

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Each year, letter carriers across the country head out on their routes on the second Saturday in May to collect donations of non-perishable food items to benefit local food pantries. Since launching in 1993, the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive has grown into the nation’s largest one-day food drive, helping to fill the shelves of food banks in cities and towns throughout the United States.

The need is great, but you can help. We invite you to join letter carriers and our partner organizations in the fight to end hunger in our communities by participating in the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

Simply leave your donation of non-perishable food in a bag near your mailbox on the second Saturday in May, and your letter carrier will do the rest.

Participation is voluntary. To donate through your food bank, please use our search tool here

For more information, follow the links below, or contact Together, we can Stamp Out Hunger in America. 

Stamp Out Hunger® is a registered trademark of the National Association of Letter Carriers, and may not be used or reproduced without prior written permission of the National Association of Letter Carriers.