Letter carriers in Wilton delivered grocery bags and suggested shopping lists to all postal customers this past week in advance of the Wilton Postal Food Drive on Saturday, Nov. 19. It’s an opportunity to donate food and a chance to help Person-to-Person (P2P) help others–all food collected will benefit the Food Pantry at P2P.

With nearly 11-percent of people living in Fairfield County struggling with food insecurity–including more than 1 in 6 children who don’t know where their next meal is coming from–the P2P Food Pantry is a critical safety net for some residents in Wilton, Westport, Weston and Norwalk.

Wilton residents are encouraged to leave a bag of non-perishable groceries at their mailbox this Saturday morning or drop it off at the Wilton Post Office on Hubbard Road.

Organized by retired Wilton letter carrier Alan Horowitz, the donations collected during this Food Drive will stock the shelves of the P2P Food Pantry so we can provide food to hungry people.