The goal of the drive is to collect 220,000 pounds of peanut butter, which is 30,000 more pounds than collected in 2019, according to a Sept. 4 press release.
“This year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the hardship it created, it is more important than ever that we help our community members who are continuing to struggle,” Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere said in the release.
Participants can either donate 16-ounce plastic jars of peanut butter or other types of butter. They can also give monetary donations online through the end of September. Each dollar donated equals a jar of peanut butter, according to the release. Donations can be dropped off at the North Texas Food Bank Plano campus at 3677 Mapleshade Lane, Plano.
For more information on how to donate, click here.