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Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

The National Peanut Board’s blog, Peanuts: Energy for the good life, mentions celebrating Martin Luther King Day by giving a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to somebody in need.

The organization that started the movement called the Peanut Butter Plan, was started on Facebook in 2009 by Jory John, a children’s author. According to the blog, the movement has grown to 2,000 members.

Here’s how it works:

“Buy the bread and peanut butter and jelly, which shouldn’t cost more than about $10. Gather people to help make as many sandwiches as you can, and put them in a bag. Then go somewhere in your community where people are hungry or in need of a sandwich. Then visit the Peanut Butter Plan’s Facebook page and tell Jory John about your experiences. He’d like to share with everyone about the people you helped.”

Why peanut butter and jelly sandwiches? Peanut butter is the most requested food item by food backs in the United States.

 » Via: Peanutes: Energy for the good life › Give a PB & J To Honor Martin Luther King Day

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