The City of McKinney kicks off its Spread the Love peanut butter drive on Monday, Dec. 3. To celebrate the season of giving, the City is encouraging employees and residents to donate peanut butter to the Community Food Pantry Bank in McKinney. Peanut butter jars smaller than 40 oz. can be dropped off at City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St., from Monday through Friday, Dec. 14 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The Community Food Pantry in McKinney was formed 35 years ago. In 2011, it provided 138,110 meals to 4,627 families. This included meals for 6,945 children and 6,866 adults. For more information on the Spread the Love Peanut Butter drive, please visit

About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., McKinney has a current population of more than 136,000. 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 #2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list. Visit the city’s website at