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Wilmington residents provide over 30,000 meals

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Postal workers were busy this weekend.  Not only did they deliver mail, they also collected non-perishable food items.

According to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, Wilmington residents donated more than 36,671 pounds of food.

This will help provide over 30,000 meals for those at risk for hunger in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Columbus Counties.

The Stamp Out Hunger! effort is the nation's largest single-day food drive, having collected more than 909 million pounds of food since it began in 1993.

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