August 21, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 8/16/2013

"I haven't had peanut butter for three months"

-- Susan Baewer

Families seeking help from the food pantry at Journey Assembly of God in East Bradenton have walked away with a grocery bag full of bread, meat and canned goods. But one popular staple has been missing.

“I haven't had peanut butter for three months,” said Susan Baewer, a pantry volunteer. “That's a staple for a homeless person or families. It's a quick protein. It's sustaining.”

The missing peanut butter is a sign of a larger problem. The Food Bank of Manatee is experiencing a food shortage.

Read more at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

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