Donations to Benefit America's Second Harvest

| 28 Sep 2011 | 03:02

    MILFORD - MailNet of Milford and Matamoras has announced that in partnership with Neighborhood Postal Centers, a national network of independent shipping centers, and DHL Express, it will sponsor a nationwide Thanksgiving Food Drive to collect canned goods and non-perishable food items to benefit America’s Second Harvest - The Nation’s Food Bank Network, the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States. “This Thanksgiving food drive is our chance to help ensure that everyone across America can experience the generosity and spirit of sharing that characterizes this holiday,” said Beth Germann, owner MailNet America Inc. “These efforts are particularly significant when so many Americans are displaced and in need as a result of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita last month.” Donations of canned good and non-perishable food items including Thanksgiving dinner ingredients (e.g. canned vegetable, stuffing, gravy) and other high protein sources (e.g. peanut butter, tuna fish, beans) can be dropped of at either convient MailNet location: In Milford 113 Seventh Street OR Matamoras 806 Pennsylvania Ave. “Fighting hunger is an every day battle in the United States, and the holidays are a time to remember that millions of individuals and families may not have a seat at a table to enjoy a meal,” Germann stated. “DHL’s Thanksgiving Food Drive will help us bring hope to many of our neighbors in communities around the country this holiday season. We are most grateful for the support of DHL and Neighborhood Postal Centers on this important effort.”