Everyone knows peanuts are delicious, but many don’t know that peanut butter is among the items most requested by food banks. With its rich protein content and long shelf-life, peanut butter is the ideal food to help feed the hungry in communities across the U.S and the globe. Learn about how people give back with America’s favorite nut. 

Here's a Unique and Fun Way to Help Your Local Food Bank

It's the time of year when things get back to normal for families with children – back-to-school, back-to-extracurricular activities, back to routines. Back-to-school can be a relief for many parents, but it may also be stressful for families who struggle financially, as there are many expenses associated with a new school year. According to Deloitte's annual back-to-school survey for 2017 (, one quarter of U.S. households are shopping for back-to-school supplies, and spend an average of $501 per child to prepare for the coming year. 

This Genius Way to Pay a Parking Ticket is Everything

No one likes to get a parking ticket. But paying for the citation with a donation of peanut butter is an awesome way to give back, especially for those in need. For the second year in a row, The University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) conducted their “Peanut Butter Parking Campaign” with the dual purpose of educating students about parking on campus, and creating awareness about local food insecurity and why food banks want peanut butter.

Giving Back with Peanut Butter

Here you'll find our Infographic showing why America's food banks need protein-rich donations + 7 reasons peanut butter is the perfect gift.

University Improves Children’s Lives, One PB&J at a Time

What if the simple act of exchanging your lunch money for a PB&J could help a child in need?

Spreading the Love in ATL

According to the Atlanta Community Food Bank, more than 755,400 people in metro Atlanta and north Georgia turn to food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families each year. To put that in perspective, that’s 1 in 7.5 people (including children) who don’t know where their next meal will come from.

Peanuts Power College Community Service Outreach

NOVEMBER 20, 2015--ATLANTA--Students at three U.S. schools demonstrated exceptional inventiveness and passion as they competed to raise money for their campus service organizations through the National Peanut Board’s “Snack Attack” competition.

Feeding the Hungry One Peanut Butter Jar at a Time

On October 16, 2015 people around the world will gather to declare their commitment to end hunger. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.S., 1 in 9 people worldwide live with chronic hunger. In the U.S. alone, 1 in 7 people do not have enough to eat. World Food Day is an action day to end hunger, and we encourage everyone to join us in this movement.

U.S. Peanut Industry Donates 62,010 Jars of Peanut Butter to Aid South Carolina Flood Victims

OCTOBER 8, 2015--ATLANTA--In response to the thousands of families affected by the devastating floods in South Carolina earlier this week, Peanut Proud, a charitable organization of the U. S. peanut industry, is partnering with peanut state grower organizations, National Peanut Board and peanut butter manufacturers to deliver 62,010 jars of donated peanut butter to a food bank in Columbia, S. C.; one of the hardest hit areas. The retail value of the donation is estimated at $180,000.

Stock the Shelves with Peanut Butter at Your Local Food Bank this Summer

While we’ve been able to provide sandwiches to many in need, there is still more that can be done. That’s where you can help make a difference!


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