Food weighed in

February 24, 1992

Marylanders donated more than 473,000 pounds of food for the needy during the U.S. Postal Service's Have a Heart for the LTC Hungry/Harvest for the Hungry campaign Feb. 10-14, organizers reported.

Here are the amounts of food received and weighed through Wednesday by the Maryland Food Bank's central office in Baltimore and affiliate and satellite food banks elsewhere in the state:

Food bank... ... ... ... ... Food/lbs.

Md. Food Bank... ... ... ... . 294,000

Harford County... ... ... ... . 44,767

Anne Arundel... ... ... ... ... 35,000

Salisbury... ... ... ... ... .. 31,411

Howard County... ... ... ... .. 30,000

Carroll County... ... ... ... . 15,300

W. Md. (Cumberland)... ... ... .12,469

Cecil County... ... ... ... ... .6,100

Hagerstown... ... ... ... ... .. 2,575

Garrett County... ... ... ... .. 1,500

Total... ... ... ... ... ... . 473,122

Food can still be donated at special bins set up in many Maryland post offices. The Maryland Food Bank continues to need volunteers to sort and package food for delivery to area pantries and programs for the needy. Information: 947-0404.

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