This year Peanut Proud received the Valor Award sponsored by Valent. Receiving the award is Gregg Grimsley, Birdsong Peanuts, and president of Peanut Proud, pictured on the right. Presenting is John Alton, Valent.
Peanut Proud was formed in 2009 and provides domestic hunger relief, emergency disaster relief and international hunger relief.
Through the past 11 years Peanut Proud had donated nearly 3 million jars of peanut butter across the U.S., the Bahamas and Haiti. The peanut butter has been delivered by naval ships, Carnival cruise lines, by Southern Ag Carriers, Early Trucking Company, individuals and more.