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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June 11, 2020
Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) donated 14,400 jars of peanut butter to the Alabama Food Bank Association to assist eight regional food banks with feeding their communities...
May 19, 2020
South Carolina peanut farmers are donating 8,640 jars of peanut butter to Harvest Hope Food Bank. Some of these farmers...
Peanut Proud In A Nutshell
“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 30, 2020
Peanut butter is one of the most popular food items requested by food banks. Not only is it full of protein and several essential vitamins and nutrients...
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...