Our mission statement

“Enrich Lives” means that we want to be an agent for change. At Butterball® Farms, Inc., we work to give back to the local community and the world around us.

Serving actively in our community, Mark Peters, CEO of Butterball® Farms, Inc., is an inspiration to the Butterball® Farms, Inc. Family of Companies.

Mark’s dedication to the Grand Rapids community is reflected in our corporate culture. We strive to share Mark’s passion, doing more than simply giving back. We believe everyone benefits when we invest in the people where we live and work.

We are proud to partner with and support other companies and organizations that value their people and communities.


Relay for Life

Butterball® Farms sponsored a team for this year’s Relay For Life event at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. In addition to Butterball® Farms’ ongoing commitment to Relay For Life, 2016 marks the sixth consecutive year of support for this important event.

The Source

The SOURCE is a not-for-profit employee-support organization that helps employees retain their jobs, receive training to enhance employment, and move into better positions within or across companies.

In the Image

In the Image links used clothing, housewares, furniture, and appliances with families in need in a manner that enhances dignity, embraces choice, and encourages participation. Butterball® Farms, Inc. will be participating and sponsoring their “Fore the Kids” golf outing this year.


The Thirty-Two-Two initiative, with its headquarters at the office of the CEO at Butterball Farms, Inc., engages with employers and community partners to consider expanding their talent pool by hiring those touched by the criminal justice system. Using their voices as business and community leaders they advocate, educate, and encourage other employers in the community to hire from the returning citizens population.

The Potter’s House

The Potter’s House is an innovative school in a multicultural, urban setting that provides solid Christian education for a broad range of children who might not normally have the opportunity to attend a faith-based school.

2016-2017 Butterball® Farms, Inc. Scholarship to The Potter’s House

The 2014-2015 Scholarship winner is Victor Lynde. Victor’s goal is to become a high school teacher focusing on English, History, and Bible. “While my future is still in the hands of the Lord,” says Victor, “I have a plan for accomplishing what has been set before me. I want to be the kind of person who can do for other as my teachers have done for me.”

Broadway Grand Rapids Education Programs

The primary goal of Broadway Grand Rapids Education Programs is to connect learners of all ages to the performing arts by offering a range of programs suited to a variety of learner needs.