The Alabama Peanut Producers Association donated a pallet of peanut butter to the Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank September 30th, 2014 during the National Peanut Festival Volunteer Kick-Off celebration.
This donation is a total of 1,440 jars of peanut butter totaling 1,620 pounds of peanut butter.
This donation began a special food drive called “Dream Big” coordinated by the National Peanut Festival, Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank, and the Alabama Peanut Producers Association.
The food drive will continue during this year’s National Peanut Festival, October 31 – 8, 2014. Special ticket prices will be given for peanut festival tickets. Complete details are available at www.nationalpeanutfestival.com.
On hand for the peanut butter donation were: (L-R) George Jeffcoat – APPA board member and NPF past president, Julie Gonzalez – Wiregrass Food Bank Development Director, Fred Helms – APPA board member, Teresa Mays – APPA Information Specialist and Jim Cravey, APPA executive director.