Birdsong contributes to Cover 3

Published 8:43 pm Saturday, March 30, 2013

Cover 3 Foundation has received a $1,000 donation from Birdsong Peanuts in Suffolk.

“We are completely honored and so blessed to receive a donation from Birdsong Peanuts. This donation took us by complete surprise,” said Greg Scott, president and CEO of Cover 3 Foundation.

Birdsong Peanuts originally started as a storage company in 1911 and has become a world leader in the peanut industry. The company shells raw peanuts (purchased from peanut farmers) and markets them to customers throughout the world.


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Birdsong Peanuts operates plants in Georgia, Texas and Virginia and supplies manufacturers both domestically and internationally.

“Receiving donations from local businesses enables our C3’s Kid’s Meal Program to continue to provide healthy and nutritious snacks and meals to over 1,300 at-risk children daily. We are amazed and humbled by all of the local support we have been given. Together with all of our Partners in Feeding we are truly making a difference,” Scott said.

The Cover 3 Foundation is a nonprofit organization specializing in inspiring and motivating youth to achieve their goals and conquer adversity through positive, personal and passionate coaching, mentoring and community service.

The Cover 3 Foundation works to provide positive experiences for all youth by reaching, reaching, feeding, mentoring and motivating them.

In 2010, the Cover 3 Foundation implemented a Kid’s Meals and Snack Program, which provides nutritious snacks and meals to boys and girls in after-school programs throughout Suffolk, Southampton, Greensville, Sussex, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Emporia, Petersburg and Franklin.

For more information about Cover 3 Foundation, its programs, its partners and its community involvement, visit