TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett made a city proclamation to the Rotary Club Tuesday afternoon.
It's to generate attention to the 'Stamp Out Hunger' food drive sponsored by mail carriers nationwide and the U.S Postal Service.
Citizens are asked to set out bags of non-perishable food items at their mailbox Saturday, May 14. Mail carriers will pick them up and deliver them to local food banks.
"We've been through a tough recession," Mayor Bennett said. "There's a lot of people out of work, there's a lot of families struggling. It's just really important that those of us who have can give something, give back to the community in a way that help those who are struggling."
Specially labeled bags should have already been delivered to Wabash Valley mailboxes.
Food items in Terre Haute will be taken to the Catholic Charities Food Bank to be distributed through the community.
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