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So. GA peanuts feed hungry Haitians

By Jim Wallace - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) –   South Georgia and national peanut industry leaders continue to help the relief efforts in earth ravaged Haiti.

Peanut butter and food products were delivered to the Lady of Miraculous Meadows orphanage in Cap-Haitien. Ninety children at the orphanage will have plenty of peanut butter to eat.

So far the peanut industry has donated 250,000 pounds of peanut butter and peanut food products, worth more than $350,000.

That is three and a half million servings of peanut butter already delivered.

A tent hospital was set up in the city of Milot, which also receives support and food from the South Georgia peanut industry.

And more is on the way. Next week two more truck loads of peanut butter and food products will be sent to Haiti and stored so that it can be distributed through charity groups.

 

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