Summertime is a time for fun and relaxation, but for food banks and the families they serve, summer can prove a bit of a challenge. During the warmer months, there is less attention for food banks and fewer donations of protein rich foods, like peanut butter. With 7 grams of protein per serving peanuts have more energy-boosting protein than any other nut. Due to its protein content and long shelf life, peanut butter is an ideal food to help feed the hungry in communities across the U.S. To help combat hunger in America and keep food banks stocked year round, the National Peanut Board has launched the new Fuel for Food Banks Program, which will help fuel food banks in America.
The National Peanut Board’s Fuel for Food Banks Program will be recognizing people in the community who go above and beyond to fight hunger. These community leaders will receive a $500 prize for their own initiatives, plus $3000 to donate to a food bank of their choice.
Join us as we learn more about these highlighted community members, chat about combatting hunger in America, and of course, give away fun prizes! We will also be joined by Sherry Coleman Collins, RD at the National Peanut Board, who will share valuable information. We hope to see you at the…
National Peanut Board Fuel for Food Banks Twitter Party
When: Tuesday, July 15th from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET
Where: #PBFuel4FoodBanks on Twitter
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Four (4) winners will each receive a Perfectly Powerful Peanut prize pack
Three (3) winners will each receive a $50 Visa gift card
One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a $100 Visa gift card plus a Perfectly Powerful Peanut prize pack
One (1) pre-party winner will be chosen from the tweets in the tag leading up to the party to receive a $50 Visa gift card!
This giveaway is for U.S. residents age 18 and older.
Planning on joining us? Let us know here by adding your Twitter URL (http://twitter.com/username). An RSVP is not required to participate or to be entered to win.
About the National Peanut Board
The National Peanut Board represents USA peanut farmers and their families. Through research and marketing initiatives the Board is finding new ways to enhance production and increase consumer demand by promoting the great taste, nutrition and culinary versatility of USA-grown peanuts. For more information, visit www.nationalpeanutboard.org.