Relocate to Wisconsin : Be Part of Your Local Hunger Solution...STAMP it OUT Sat. May 12th

Be Part of Your Local Hunger Solution...STAMP it OUT Sat. May 12th

  Saturday, May 12th is the annual food drive by US postal workers across the country.  You may have gotten a plastic bag in your mailbox in the last week or two as a reminder to fill it with non perishable food items Stamp out hunger 2019and place it at your mailbox on Saturday for the postal worker to pick up on their regular route.

     This is an appeal that we partcipate in every year. We consider the varying needs of families served by this drive when we shop for our contribution.  It may mean things like Hamburger or Tuna Helper, Canned pasta dishes, peanut butter, canned fruits and vegetables, pancake mix, cereal and the "usual" non perishable items that food pantries request in their collections.  We also believe that going thru a rough patch doesn't mean not having a little "food fun" .  We also include powdered drink mixes and popcorn. a cake mix and frosting ...after all celebrations need to happen regardless of the family budget.

     We also include baby food in our bags of donations...cereal and jars for infant to toddlers to insure that they too benefit from this generous collection effort by postal employees.Bags of Food

     This is the 26th year that the post office has held this drive annually the second Saturday in May.  We urge you to be a part of the "Hunger Solution" in your community your pantry, shop with these items in mind and be generous in your "gift of giving back" to people less fortunate.  

      Going to sleep....or getting thru a day being hungry is part of the solution  that makes this true for the people in your community who need a hand up at a difficult time.

      This has been a public service post brought to you by Sally K.  & David L. Hanson, Broker Associates with Keller Williams Realty honored to serve Southeastern Wisconsin for all things real estate.

Sally K. & David L. Hanson, ABR, CDPE, CSS, e-Pro,ILHM, REDS

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Comment balloon 19 commentsSally K. & David L. Hanson • May 10 2018 10:15AM


Such an important message to spread the word this morning Sally and David. No one should go hungry!

Posted by Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists (The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803) 16 days ago

Great cause, super spotlight to increase the attention Sally K. & David L. Hanson !

Posted by Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker (MOOERS REALTY) 16 days ago

A great way to do your share!!!

We  believe that going thru a rough patch doesn't mean not having a little "food fun".  We could also include powdered drink mixes and popcorn. a cake mix and frosting ...after all celebrations need to happen regardless of the family budget

Posted by Sham Reddy, CRS (H E R Realty, Dayton, OH) 16 days ago

Good morning, Sally K. & David L. Hanson I'll have to ask my mailman.... I wasn't aware but I remember contributing last year, now that you've reminded me..... thanks.... it's a good way participate along with the food pantry....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes" (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) 16 days ago

Morning Sally.

We have never got one of those bags in our mailbox.  I don't know if we'll get one this year, but I'll be looking for it

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty AR LLC) 16 days ago

That's interesting. I haven't seen anything from the USPS about this - I wonder if it's a local thing?

Our grocery store just had a food drive last week. Any way we can give towards helping the hungry is useful.

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, 16 days ago

It is supposed to be national Kat Palmiotti   I write this post annually...and alwys find that there are some markets where this is not a local experience.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (Keller Williams 414-525-0563) 16 days ago

At church we help provide over 500 Thanksgiving meals every year.

"For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but me ye have not always."  Jesus

Posted by Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia (Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC) 16 days ago

Good morning Sally. No bag in my mail box, but will donate to a pantry! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker (Wayne M Martin) 16 days ago

Good morning Sally and David.  My wife and I will have our bags full and ready to be taken on Saturday.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 16 days ago

Thank you for the information. I was not aware of it

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) 16 days ago

Good morning Sally K. & David L. Hanson ,

I think the reason we haven't heard about it is because out mail goes to cluster personal delivery. I'm working at our Central area Food bank every month trying to do my part. Thanks for getting the word out!


Posted by Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate (Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799) 16 days ago

With the abundance of food in this country, nobody should have to go hungry.  I volunteer at a place that gives out food boxes to the working poor and most of the people rely on it as their grocery shopping.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) 16 days ago

Good morning Sally and David - this is something I didn't know. I think the advertising for this must be spotty.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) 16 days ago

Yes, we take part in it every year. Hunger is an embarrassment in our country. No one should ever go without food in a country that throws out the volume of food that we do. But that's another topic. Lol. 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) 16 days ago

Sally and David my wife and I usually participate in this every year, but I don't recall getting a plastic bag yet.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) 16 days ago

Hi Sally and David- I have food ready to go. Today when I was at the market, I took advantage of the BOGOs (Buy One Get One) and picked up items I needed in duplicate to donate. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) 15 days ago

Hello Sally and David - each of us who is able can make a difference. 

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393 (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) 15 days ago

We didn't get a bag this year and wonder what is going one. Thanks and we will put out some can goods anyway.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) 14 days ago