7/10/2013 9:02:00 AM Letter carriers collect 45,000 lbs. of food in annual drive
Local Letter Carriers have announced the results of the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The National Association of Letter Carriers' Branch 859 and the staff of KPPV 106.7 FM "The Mix" collected 45,000 pounds of food during this annual Food Drive.
KPPV staff performed simultaneous live broadcasts from Safeway stores in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley on Saturday, May 11, while acting as collection points for the Food Drive. Donations were also picked up at residents' mailboxes by local letter carriers the area communities.
The Postal Service credited local radio station KPPV 106.7 FM "The Mix" for the excellent results. The food collected was distributed to local food banks including the Chino Valley Food Bank, Community Cupboard of Prescott, Yavapai Food Bank and Saint Vincent DePaul Food Bank of Prescott Valley.
Sponsors of the annual event were KPPV 106.7 FM "The Mix," United States Postal Service and NALC, Safeway, Lamb Nissan, Taco Bell, Valpak, Cable One and Prescott Newspapers.