HOLLAND — Arriving at every mailbox in the 49423 and 49424 zip codes in the next few days are bags to collect donations for the biggest community-wide food drive of the year.
The annual Postal Food Drive is a tradition for postal workers and the area agencies that benefit from the tens of thousands of pounds of food collected.
Holland’s food drive is part of the National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” campaign. Most post offices around the country are holding drives May 14, but Holland delayed its event one week because of the Tulip Time festival.
“It’s a big help for Salvation Army and the other organizations who depend on food drives like these to help those we serve,” said Holland Salvation Army Social Services Director Melanie Weaver. “Around this time of year, other food pantry donations can be low, and this acts as a way to