Union joins peanut butter drives to aid food banks

Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 will once again compete this year to see which group can help ease hunger for the most people District 751 is taking part in two annual peanut butter drives sponsored by the central labor councils in Pierce and Snohomish counties. The drives start this month, and will continue … Continue reading

Peanut butter drive: Union plans to spread the love

SEATTLE — Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 will once again compete this year to see which group can help ease hunger for the most people The union will take part in two annual peanut butter drives sponsored by the central labor councils in Pierce and Snohomish counties. The drives start this month, and … Continue reading

Pierce County unions collect 4 tons of peanut butter

TACOMA – Labor unions in Pierce County collected more than 4 tons of peanut butter this spring for hungry families countywide. The fourth-annual peanut butter drive, which is held in conjunction with the national Letter Carriers Food Drive in May, brought in 5,510 jars, said Patty Rose, the secretary-treasurer of the Pierce County Central Labor … Continue reading

Union peanut butter drive to feed Pierce County kids

TACOMA — Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 are once again collecting peanut butter to help feed hungry people in Pierce County, as part of the Pierce County Central Labor Council’s annual peanut butter drive. Last year’s drive collected slightly more than 4 tons of peanut butter, which was donated to the Emergency Food … Continue reading

International President calls District 751 a ‘flagship’

SEATTLE — Machinists Union District Lodge 751 is a “flagship” organization within the Machinists Union and a model for the entire labor movement, union International President Tom Buffenbarger said. “You lead by example, not just in the services and representation you provide to our members, but you also extend the message of our union’s flag … Continue reading

Machinists join other unions to collect peanut butter

TACOMA — Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 are once again collecting peanut butter to help feed hungry people in Pierce County. The Pierce County Central Labor Council kicked off its annual peanut butter drive in January, with support from District 751 and other labor unions. Last year’s drive collected nearly 2 tons of … Continue reading

Union members donate 2 tons of peanut butter

TACOMA – Hungry Pierce County residents – particularly PB&J-loving children – will eat a little bit better this summer thanks to the efforts of local union members. The Pierce County Central Labor Council recently donated nearly 2 tons of peanut butter to the Emergency Food Network in Pierce County, all of it collected by members … Continue reading

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