How many times have been putting away groceries and saw those pink coupons on food boxes? You know the ones that say, Box Tops for Education 10c? Yeah those. Do you save them or do you throw them away? I truly hope your answer is that you not only save them, but that you also turn them in at schools.
Last year because of those pink coupons Schools in the Detroit area earned more than $1.5 Million Dollars. Local students, parents and volunteers collect the 10c coupons on everyday products like Big G cereal, Ziplock bags,Betty Crocker Cake Mixes, Green Giant Fresh baby carrots and Kleenex tissue to pay for the things schools need the most.
- More than 1,700 schools in the Detroit area participate in the Box Tops for Education Program.
- Fred W Ritter Elementary School in Rockwood, Mi.was the top earner (Mi.) last year with more than $11,000
- H.T. Smith Elementary in Fowlerville, MI. earned $6,000 clipping & collecting Box Top Coupons last year.
America’s schools have earned more $445 Million dollars through the Box Tops for Education program since the program started in 1996 including more than $67 Million in 2011. Thousands of schools have used that cash to purchase items such as computers,library books,art supplies and playground equipment. Schools can earn up to $20,000 by clipping Box Tops Coupons from hundreds of products and can earn eBox tops by shopping online through the Box Tops Marketplace. Learn more about Box Tops for Education
With the current economy and plunging school budgets can we really afford not to be clipping Box Tops for Education coupons? Of course not. So start by putting collection jars on your kitchen counters and telling family and friends to Clip & Save Boxtops for Education coupons today!
Disclosure: Information,gift card and sample products have been provided by General Mills. All opinions are my own.