Northern Greenville County postal employees collect more than one ton of food

SLATER-MARIETTA, S.C. — Employees at four northern Greenville County post offices collected more than one ton of food during the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, held this year on Saturday, May. 14.

Marietta, Cleveland, Slater and Tigerville employees collected a total of 2,680 pounds of food, all of which was donated to Marietta First Baptist Church's food ministry, Storehouse.

The annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, now in its 24th year, is the nation’s largest food drive. Last year’s food drive resulted in over 71 million pounds of food collected by Postal Service carriers, feeding an estimated 30 million people.

Pictured above is some but not all of the collected food at the four Upstate post offices. Pictured left to right: Michelle Cox, Judy Cox, Cathy Moses, Candice Owens, Bo Moses, Susan Mills, Christy Mathis. (Not pictured: Marlene Pridgen, Stacey Anderson, Michelle Simmons, Daniel Moses, Rebecca Harris, Tiffany Epps, Sheila Lancaster.