Buchanan boy’s peanut butter drive to help less-fortunate children ends with massive number of donations

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Gavin Price has been asking for donations in the form of jars of peanut butter for the Backpack Buddy Program.

BUCHANAN, Va. (WFXR) – Gavin Price wanted to spend his birthday doing a peanut butter drive for children in need.

During the event, Gavin, and his family, collected over 2,200 jars of peanut butter from all over the country.

Town officials say they are in the process of distributing the jars of peanut butter, as well as some jelly, to students in need in Botetourt County through the Backpack Buddy program.

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