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Wow, did you know tomorrow is National Babysitters Day? It's also Miniature Golf Day, Lost Sock Memorial Day and Stay Up All Night Day (waking lost socks, presumably). It's also my favorite holiday,
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 06:33 AM PDT with 83 Recommends
This past Saturday was the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive event. Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 21, 2014 at 11:51 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Yes, it's that time of year again. Tomorrow, Saturday, May 10, is the annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive . Put non-perishable, non-expired food in a bag and leave it by your ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 04:35 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
The tasty holiday cheer was made possible for 249 Sheppard Airmen and their families who may have not had the opportunity when their wingmen volunteered in the brisk winter air and collected food ...
by Most Awesome Nana
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 07:44 PM PST with 24 Recommends
I write this in honor of my Dad's birthday. He woulld have been 85 today. Sadly he died 11 years ago this month of a very rare cancer. Not only was Dad a letter carrier and a member of the union, ...
by wishingwell
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 08:34 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
The US Postal Service is doing their annual food drive this Saturday, May 11. Helping Stamp Out Hunger is as easy as checking your mailbox. Just leave a bag of non-perishable food items by ...
by OLinda
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 03:10 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Man, I hate packing. Doesn't matter why, where or how long the trip, I never get it right. I either end up with tons of superfluous junk or run out of clean drawers. Add to that the complication ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 07:33 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
Stamp Out Hunger is tomorrow morning. You may have received a plastic bag in your mailbox yesterday. Please fill this bag and set it out tonight. The food pickup starts early. Include shelf-...
by jlms qkw
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 02:32 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
A few months back, I wrote a piece about my 90-year-old neighbor and the sad state of her rented house. I briefly touched on efforts made to secure her new housing and was bowled over by the great ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu May 10, 2012 at 06:43 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
Yes a Catholic based food pantry refused a donation from Planned Parenthood. The reason first cited: "We support life" Just not life forms that require food. GREEN BAY - An area Catholic food ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 119 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 12:56 PM PST with 170 Recommends
The night of Oct. 9th, I had an idea, I'm not working, I can organize a food drive for OWS, we can deliver ! I live in Montclair New Jersey, a well to do town about 18 miles from NYC. Montclair is ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Oct 22, 2011 at 11:12 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
And WI couldn't have done it with out you. Shout out for all those outside agitators who sent Ian's Pizzas. The Union brats. Those that brought water and hot chocolate and Et Vous Pres coffee. ...
by vacilando
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 09:55 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This is a Shameless Self-Promotion Diary(TM). It is spam. Do with it what you will, tasty pastries included. With the exception of the Tip ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun May 15, 2011 at 06:04 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
For the last week, the world has looked out at the Gulf of Mexico from Venice, Louisiana, about the farthest downriver you can comfortably hold a media circus, and its focus has been split between ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat May 08, 2010 at 04:34 AM PDT with 145 Recommends
Check your mailbox - there's a plastic bag in there. I'm not a fan of plastic bags in general - I carry my own re-usable bags everywhere I go. This one, though, is a little different. If it was ...
by jlms qkw
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu May 06, 2010 at 03:24 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
When disasters strike, we are all gripped by the epic story unfolding. Horrified yet mesmerized, we watch and read and learn all we can, trying to understand and internalize the great changes. And ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 89 comments on Fri May 07, 2010 at 03:48 AM PDT with 259 Recommends
This is a re-post of last Saturday's diary. Please donate to the food drive. Thanks. It's almost that time of year again, when all you have to do to help a hungry person is just leave a few ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 01, 2010 at 05:51 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
It's almost that time of year again, when all you have to do to help a hungry person is just leave a few things in a bag by the mailbox. Yep, you guessed it. Time for the National Association of ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Apr 23, 2010 at 09:21 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
This diary is not really mine because I snagged 99% of the information from ellinorianne's earlier diary which is falling off the list. Two ...
by Ninepatch
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat May 09, 2009 at 06:09 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
Cross posted at the OC Progressive Yes, that's tomorrow and I thought it was important to ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri May 08, 2009 at 07:40 PM PDT with 70 Recommends