As more and more Americans face temporary economic instability, there will be increased demand for nutritious, economical protein-rich foods at food banks and other community food distribution points. In fact, peanut butter is consistently one of the most requested items at food banks.
Unfortunately, social distancing may make in-person, product donation drop offs challenging in some areas, so, for those who want to help, we ask that you click the button below and make a donation to Peanut Proud, a non-profit industry organization dedicated to humanitarian efforts. Together, we can help those in our communities who have become food insecure because of the impact of COVID-19. Thank you in advance for your donation.
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Peanut Proud In A Nutshell
March 20, 2020
Not just any kind of peanut butter fills these jars, but local, homegrown peanut butter. A group of Pee Dee peanut farmers are feeding hundreds...
March 2, 2020
Not only are peanuts a healthy snack, they also make up one of the most requested items at a food pantry — peanut butter. As part of National Peanut Month in March, Virginia peanut farmers...
Federation of Virginia Food Banks to receive more than 10,000 peanut butter jars in honor of National Peanut Month
February 18, 2020
With National Peanut Month less than two weeks away, Virginia’s peanut growers are sharing the agricultural wealth by contributing thousands of peanut butter jars to food banks across the Commonwealth....
“To unite the peanut community in celebrating its pride through humanitarian efforts and the recognition of excellence.”
In 2010, Peanut Proud, Inc. was established as a non-profit organization with the main goal of “uniting the peanut community by celebrating its pride through humanitarian efforts and the recognition of excellence.” Volunteers participated in food drives to collect peanut butter and donations for local food banks; a scholarship in food safety was established with funding from the peanut industry...
April 7, 2020
“Look for the helpers.”
It’s a classic quote from Mr. Rogers that has seen a resurgence during the turmoil caused by COVID-19...