McKINNEY (Nov. 19, 2013) — The City of McKinney kicks off the annual Spread the Love peanut butter drive on Monday, Dec. 2. To celebrate the season of giving, the city is collecting peanut butter donated by employees and residents for the Community Food Pantry Bank in McKinney. Peanut butter jars smaller than 40 oz. can be dropped off at several city facilities from Monday, Dec. 2 through Friday, Dec. 13.

  • City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St.; Open weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • McKinney Fire Station #5, 6600 Virginia Pkwy.; Open daily 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Community Food Pantry in McKinney was formed 36 years ago. In 2012, it provided 17,630 meals to 692 families, including meals for 930 children. Over 600 jars of peanut butter where distributed in 2012. For more information on the Spread the Love Peanut Butter drive, please visit


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McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population of nearly 141,000. Incorporated in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments. The city ranks No. 2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list for 2012. Visit the city’s website at