Shown here are some of the caring volunteers who helped on Saturday as the The National Association of Letter Carriers conducted their 17th annual Stamp Out Hunger! food collection.  Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM) is proud and honored to be one of the recipient hunger agencies.  Many thanks to all who came out to help…we couldn’t have unloaded all the food from the carriers vehicles and gotten it onto the trucks without you! 

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Shannon & Eric w/Palmetto Hardwoods. Their help & truck was invaluable!

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Boy Scout Troop 215 - Billy M. took this on as his Life project!

 

 

 

 

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My bunco friend Karen came out and brought her neice!

 

 

 

 

 

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AIM handyman volunteer Bill R.Came and brought his wife!

 

 

 Described as the worlds largest single day food collection event, Stamp Out Hunger! makes it possible for food pantries across the nation to stock their shelves to serve families in need.  Summers can be tough for low income families.  AIM’s food pantry typically sees an increase in food assistance requests when children are out of school and no longer receiving free and/or reduced priced breakfasts and lunches each day.  The extra meals can really bust families’ already stretched food budgets.  During these same summer months, we also most often see a decrease in food donations, making this collection most valuable to us!  We’re able to stock our shelves, continue meeting the needs of the 700 plus families we currently serve each month, and feel well prepared to meet an expected increase of summer.   afs

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My family came to help. Kellen's a scout w/troop 215!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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These lovely young volunteers came out from the Anderson Home School Association!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASSOCIATED LINKS:

http://www.palmettohardwood.com/

http://www.andersonhomeschool.net/

http://bsatroop215.fpcandersonsc.com/

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