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Be Ready – Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is Tomorrow

stamp out hunger mailerTomorrow, Saturday, May 9, hang your non-perishable food donations in a plain plastic bag on your mailbox and Ferndale letter carriers will pick them up.

Everything donated will be delivered to the Ferndale Food Bank where it will be made available to your Ferndale neighbors.

Additional postal workers will be out ahead of the working carriers to help pick up the donations.

Most-wanted nonperishable foods include (look for foods high in nutrition and low in sugar and fat, such as):

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    • canned meats (tuna, chicken, salmon)
    • canned and boxed meals (soup, chili, stew, macaroni and cheese)
    • canned or dried beans and peas (black, pinto, lentils)
    • pasta, rice cereal
    • canned fruits, 100 percent fruit juice (canned, plastic or boxed)
    • canned vegetables
    • cooking oil, boxed baking mixes

 

Please NO

    • rusty or unlabeled cans
    • glass containers
    • perishable items
    • homemade items
    • noncommercial canned or packaged items
    • alcoholic beverages
    • mixes or soda
    • open or used items

 

 

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