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Postal Service Food Drive is Dec. 7; leave supplies out for carriers - Ocean City Sentinel: News

Postal Service Food Drive is Dec. 7; leave supplies out for carriers

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Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 11:13 am

OCEAN CITY – Letter carriers across the country, in partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, will be collecting food for families in need on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Carriers ask that residents collect and bag non-perishable food items, then place them by their mailboxes for pickup on Saturday, Dec. 7. All food will be donated to local food banks, which are desperately low at this time of year.

Residents also can drop off any food at their local post office.

Please do not include items that have expired or are in glass containers.

 Some recommended items include:

• Corned beef hash

• Canned vegetables

• Cans of fruit

• Cans of soup

• Breakfast cereal

• Tuna

• Cans of tomatoes

• Mayonnaise

• Beef-aRoni

• Macaroni-and-cheese

• Dry pasta

• Spaghetti sauce

• Beef stew and chili

• Cans of ravioli, Spaghetti O’s

• Pork and beans

• Ramen noodles

• Individual packets of dry milk

• Juice

• Jelly

• Peanut butter

• Jello/pudding mix

• Crackers

• Rice

• Baby food and formula

Microwaveable items are also needed, including:

• Mac-and-cheese

• Ravioli, Spaghetti O’s, lasagna

• Cups of soup

• Microwave soups

• Microwave rice

• Hormel microwave meals

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