HILO, Hawaii: Letter carriers with the U.S. Postal Service spent Saturday with volunteers for the 20th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive.
This video by Baron Sekiya, Hawaii247.com, captures the busy sorting of foodstuffs that carriers collected along their routes and at Post Offices. The same scene played out at local food banks across the country.
All food collected on the Big Island will go towards The Food Basket to feed individuals and family on the island.
Here at the Hilo Airport Post Office volunteers from the Postal Service, HSTA teacher’s union, Boy Scouts and other volunteers spent the day unloading food donations from postal vehicles, sorting them and preparing them for transport to The Food Basket.
According to Chantelle Belay of The Food Basket, the need on the island is still great. Anyone wanting to donate food can still drop off supplies at The Food Basket offices in Kona and Hilo along with any fire station.
(Video by Baron Sekiya, Hawaii247.com | Voice of Stephanie Salazar)