Jen will Emcee Hunger Drive (5/8)

Stamp Out Hunger Parade

WHAT:  The 16th Annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive will kick-off with a parade in downtown Houston by the main post office on Thursday, May 8.   The event is a fun way to increase awareness and participation in the largest one-day food drive, scheduled for Saturday May 10.  All food collected locally benefits the Houston Food Bank.  The public is encouraged to attend! 

  The parade will include drum lines and a color guard from local high schools (Barbara  Jordan, Klein Forest and Booker T. Washington High Schools); the Campbell’s Kids mascots;  a veteran’s organization float; vehicles from sponsors and donors including the U.S. Postal Service, Kroger, Goya, and the Houston Food Bank; representatives from the Harlem Globetrotters; and more.

WHEN:  Thursday, May 8 10 a.m.  News conference, followed by the parade

 WHERE:  Main Post Office, 401 Franklin Street

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