Exclusive MORE THAN PEACH™ Mutlicultural & Rainbow Crayons
Bellen's brand is only More than Peach™! More than Peach was created two years ago by then 8 year old Bellen. She began donating a variety of products and went on to create her very own acclaimed More than Peach brand. This to achieve a bigger mission to advance the empathy, leadership, and creativity for all students--excluding no one. Though More than Peach has now influenced even the "big brand" to tune in, the More than Peach mission is definitely its own. And part of what makes More than Peach so very special is that it was born from the innocence of a child--with everyone in mind--and that it recognizes & dignifies the voices, contributions, and talent of all with a much bigger mission in mind. Browse the site to learn more about the More than Peach movement, the not-for-profit organization, and how to be involved!
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Bellen Woodard: Founder & Creator of The More than Peach Project & Crayons, World's 1st Crayon Activist™, & Scholastic Back-to-School Cover Story!
Meet the 9 year old girl who got people to finally stop thinking of the peach-colored crayon as the ‘skin-color' crayon. Sparking an international movement, she's inspired many and her crayons have become a part of history and held at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture! #MorethanPeach is about #MorethanCrayons!
Photo Credit: Scholastic
Bellen Named TIME Magazine Top-5 Honoree for 1st-ever Kid of the Year !
TIME Magazine & Nickelodeon have named Bellen Woodard as a Top-5 Kid of the Year Honoree! The Honorees were featured on Nickelodeon's KOTY hosted by Trevor Noah. Thank you to Time, Nick, and the NICK/TIME Teams. Bellen, you've been our Kid of the Year! Congratulations to you and all of the young visionaries making such big differences.
2020 Anti-Defamation League Honoree
It's an incredible honor to be named an ADL 2020 Honoree. Past honorees include such inspirational role models as Congressman John Lewis and Mrs. Ruby Bridges. Thank you, ADL, for recognizing my work in this way on behalf of every single student. -Bellen
"Our 2020 honorees have turned tragedy into optimism and action, confronted implicit bias and met it with education and inclusion and formed a team to address the suffering and injustice they saw in their town. We are excited to share their stories of leadership and determination, hope and resiliency."
Bellen Receives Friend of Education Award from Teacher Association
Loudoun Education Association presented the 2020 Friend of Education Award to Bellen Woodard. Tremendous thanks to the LEA for its effective advocacy and advancements on behalf of the school community.