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Letter carriers help support national food drive ahead of summer [Video]

President of the USPS Union Juan Muñoz said letter carriers see families struggling to feed themselves every day while working out in the communities they serve.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Mail-men and women from all over the country were picking up non-perishable food items and taking them back to the post office where they will be sorted and donated to food banks, including the one right here in the Coastal Bend.

This is the nation’s largest one-day food collection, and all the food will be donated to the Coastal Bend Food Bank in Corpus Christi and local food pantries or churches in the surrounding Coastal Bend cities.

This year, they have picked up more donations compared to last year.

“It feels great, letter carriers are in the community every day, so we get to see firsthand families that are struggling to make ends need,” said Juan Muñoz, president of the …

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News Channel 11 packs 500+ food boxes for Good Samaritan Ministries on Founders Day [Video]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) Members of the News Channel 11 team packed about 550 boxes of food for Good Samaritan Ministries as part of the teams Founders Day celebration. Every year, Nexstar Media Group stations across the country participate in Founders Day, a day when the teams give back to their communities through service. []