(Dover, NH) - This Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive.

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Every year on the second Saturday in May, letter carriers collect non-perishable item food donations that are left on doorsteps and the items collected stay in that city or town to help re-stock local food pantries.

Last year, letter carriers collected 80-million pounds of food nationally, helping to feed an estimated 64-million people in need.

Over the past 24 years, over 1.5-billion pounds of food has been collected in this drive.