The M&M’s Man
Posted on 05.20.09 by Danny Glover @ 6:04 pm

I love M&M’s. They were my favorite candy as a child and remain one of my favorites as an adult. (Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Snickers currently top the list.)

I collected enough M&M wrappers during junior high school to amass a large collection of M&M’s t-shirts for my three brothers and me. As a freshman in high school, I accepted the dare of a senior friend and wore a different M&M’s t-shirt to school every day for a week. I was “plain” one day, “peanut” the next.

My mother knows my passion for M&M’s — she and everyone else in the family share it — so she always has a stash when we go back home and often brings a big Sam’s Club bag with her when she and Dad come to town.

That background will help you understand why I was thrilled to discover the “Mars Real Chocolate Relief Act” via Twitter today. Mars, the maker of M&M’s, is giving away free chocolate every Friday. All you have to do to enter is submit your e-mail address.

Why? Because Mars doesn’t want Americans going hungry for chocolate during a recession.

Times are tough and we at Mars want to help. How, you ask? Every Friday through September, Mars will give away FREE real chocolate to 250,000 people. That means you can enjoy your favorite Mars candy brands — M&M’s, Snickers, Twix, 3 Musketeers, Milky Way and Dove — for free!

That’s awfully sweet of them. And free M&M’s is definitely one bailout plan I can get behind.

Filed under: Business and Family and Food and Human Interest


  1. I LOVE MnMs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I could at like a thousand bags of them!!!!!!!!!! :)

    Comment by jessy — August 10, 2010 @ 12:50 pm

  2. i looooooooovvvvvvvve m&ms alot

    Comment by lajoyia — February 23, 2011 @ 6:08 pm

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