Food insecurity is a real thing, especially here in Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle.  One in 7 people locally are food insecure.  These are people who go to work everyday and work hard, but they just don't make enough money.  These people make the hard decisions whether to put food on the table or pay a utility bill.  Buy food or pay for a prescription.  Coming up this Saturday you can help with food insecurity in the Texas Panhandle.

The National Association of Letter Carriers is having their Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  You can help and they make it so easy to help.

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All you have to do is put together a bag of non-perishable healthy food items, and then place them by your mailbox on Saturday morning and your letter carrier will pick it up.

Here is a list of non-perishable food items most needed at the High Plains Food Bank at the moment:

Canned Vegetables
Canned Fruit
Canned meats
Bagged rice
Bagged beans
Peanut butter

Please no glass containers.

You pack the bag with food, you put it by your mailbox and your letter carrier does the rest.  It's that simple.

Stamp Out Hunger is one of the largest single-day food drives that goes on nation wide.

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