Sports Briefs for May 13, 2011: USDA to distribute food supplements |

Sports Briefs for May 13, 2011: USDA to distribute food supplements

The United States Department of Agriculture has scheduled food supplement distributions for later this month.

Food will be distributed from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at 595 Breeze St. at the northeast alley entrance, 9 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Maybell Community Center and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Moffat County office in Dinosaur.

For more information, call Meghan Rudd at the Moffat County Department of Social Services at 824-8282, ext. 11.

Post office hosting food drive today

Today, Colorado and Wyoming letter carriers will collect food on their routes to feed the hungry in their communities as part of the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

All the food collected goes to local community food banks and pantries for distribution to those who most need it throughout the year.

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In 2010, Colorado and Wyoming residents combined to donate nearly one million pounds of food in the postal drive to feed the hungry in their states.

Items most needed are canned meats, soups, fruits and vegetables; dry/non-perishable packaged items with lots of protein/carbohydrates like powdered milk, pasta, cereals; and dried packaged vegetables like mashed potatoes and stuffing.

Postal customers wishing to donate food should put canned, packaged and non-perishable food items in a plastic bag, and leave it by their mailboxes today before mail delivery.

Youth group hosting spaghetti dinner

St. Michael Catholic Church's youth group is hosting a fundraising spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday in the church's basement, 678 School St.

The community is invited, and tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children.

Tickets are available at the church office, KS Kreations and Studio 7.

Call the church at 824-5330 for more information.

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