On Saturday, May 12, 2018, in conjunction with the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service, the United Way of Ulster County and the Kingston Post Office are coordinating a countywide food drive to collect food for local food pantries.

You can help by leaving non-perishable food items such as pasta, dry milk, cereal, and canned goods (please NO glass), for your letter carrier on Saturday, May 12th or by bringing donations to your local post office or the United Way office (450 Albany Avenue, Kingston) beginning Monday, May 8th.

Food pantries wishing to participate must contact Su Marcy, United Way of Ulster County, 845-331-4199, x2 or sumarcy@ulsterunitedway.org, prior to May 12th. Local civic organizations wishing to make donations should contact Su Marcy or contact Mike Bachor, Kingston Post Office, 845-331-2286.

Volunteers (age 16+) also needed at the Kingston Post Office, 90 Cornell St, from 3pm until approximately 6pm & to help deliver donations to Family’s shelters once all the donated items have been sorted, boxed and weighed. Volunteers with pickups trucks who can help with distribution especially needed. Please also bring boxes, tape, black markers with you if you can. To volunteer, please email volunteers@fowinc.org, or call Beth at 845-331-7080×157. Thank you!