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Chanatry's drop-off collection exceeds 700 pounds of food for Stamp Out Hunger

The food was collected at the drop-off at Chanatry's on Saturday.

Posted: May 13, 2019 1:22 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- Over the weekend, on top of what us postal carriers picked up at mailboxes across the nation for the Stamp Out for Hunger food drive – a local grocery store's drop-off collection helped in the effort.

The United Food and Commercial Workers Labor Union added more than 700 pounds of food at Chanatry's – 730 pounds of nonperishable food items, to be exact.

The food was collected at the drop-off at Chanatry's on Saturday while postal carriers picked up food items at local mailboxes for the initiative.

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