Post Office Food Drive

Northampton Survival Center (265 Prospect St, Northampton)


On Saturday, May 13, letter carriers from Branch 46 will pick up non-perishable foods from local houses and deliver them to the Northampton Survival Center.

Want to help?

  • If you're interested in volunteering to distribute bags in the weeks leading up to the drive or are interested in volunteering at the Center on the day of the drive, visit to register.

  • If you're interested in donating food and you live in Northampton, leave a bag filled with healthy, non-perishable food near your mailbox before your usual delivery time on Saturday, May 13.
    The Center aims to serve its clients with dignity and respect. Please be mindful of expiration dates and be sure donated foods are unopened. Gluten-free, low-sodium, and organic items are all greatly appreciated. Foods we accept for donation include: Canned beans, Canned chicken/tuna, Canned fruit in juice, Canned vegetables, Cereal, Cooking oil/spray, Crackers, Diced tomatoes, Granola/Granola bars, Macaroni & cheese, Oats/Oatmeal, Pasta (all kinds), Peanut butter, Pigeon peas, Rice (all kinds), Soups (including vegetarian), Spaghetti sauce, and Spices (unopened).

  • If you're interested in making a financial donation to support the drive, visit
    Thanks to our partnerships with local agencies, we can leverage your cash donations to provide a lot more food than you'd be able to purchase for the same amount at the grocery store.