Davis Street Joins Forces with US Post Office to Stamp Out Hunger!
May 14, 2019; San Leandro, California: On Saturday, May 11th, Davis Street Community Center combined efforts with the US Post Office for the nation’s largest one-day food drive, Stamp Out Hunger. “We look forward to our partnership with our local post office, and Stamp out Hunger, is our largest collection event and thus far, Davis Street has collected over 25,000 pounds of food” states Rose Johnson, CEO of Davis Street Community Center.
The 27th annual food drive was set up at the San Leandro US Post Office on Abram Court and more than 30 volunteers came to support the food drive that included former City Councilmember Candidates Kenneth Pon and Bryan Azevedo, San Leandro Key Club members, local High School students, and Davis Street staff. The volunteers prepared thousands of pounds of Nonperishable food items to be dropped off and sorted at 1777 Abram Court in San Leandro.
About Davis Street
Serving more than 15,000 individuals annually, Davis Street helps low income families of the Eden area and surrounding communities improve their quality of life through short and long-term assistance. Today, Davis Street offers a comprehensive safety net that helps clients navigate their journey to financial, physical, and mental well-being. Davis Street programs include a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Primary Care Clinic providing medical, dental, vision, pediatric services, behavioral, and women’s health services; food and clothing; subsidized child care; housing and utility assistance and referrals; quality affordable childcare at five childcare centers; and Stepping Stones Growth Center, providing programs for individuals with developmental disabilities.