Now that the school year is coming to an end.
many families begin to rely more on local food pantries.
the Great River's United Way works with the National
Association of Letter Carriers to collect more than
100-thousand pounds of non-perishable food for five
Volunteers are needed to follow the letter carriers
through neighborhoods asking for food donations.
Organizers say without community volunteers.
collecting food items would be a lot tougher.
Take a hard look at the issue of food insecurity in
our area because the need is great.
One in six families...um, suffer from food insecurity,
and one in three people who utilize a food pantry
in our area is a child.
For more information on how to register to be a volunteer,
visit the United Way website at volunteer.gruw.org.