Did you know that since the Box Tops for Education program started back in 1996 it has given more than $500 million dollars to schools? That is pretty amazing if you ask me! I mean who would have thought that a little pink (or sometimes clear) piece of paper could raise that much for a school. I love too that just by buying brands I trust that I were already planning on buying can also support my kids’ school. Even before I had kids though I cut those Box Tops out and passed them on to the neighborhood kids to bring to school, otherwise its like throwing away free money that any school could definitely use!
There is pretty much a Box Tops for Education product for anything you need. Food, paper products, Ziploc bags and containers, Kleenex tissues, and even office products! Sometimes I buy brands specifically because they feature the Box Tops for Education logo and other times I buy something and didn’t even realize it had the label on it. With so many great products though it is hard to not want to buy them like the Nature Valley Chewy Trail Mix bars, Fiber One Protein Bars, Green Giant frozen vegetables, Scott toilet paper or paper towels or Betty Crocker anything!
So while you are trying to stock your pantry back up from all the holiday craziness, think about how you can help support your schools at the same time! All you have to do is clip the label from those products and send them off in a Ziploc bag or envelope to your school and they will do the rest! Even if you don’t have a child in school, I am sure you can find a child from within your family or the neighborhood that will gladly turn them in for you. I always say every little bit counts and even though those labels are only worth $0.10 each, they add up and if every child turned in just ten a year (saying the school had 500 students, like an elementary school might), thats $500 for your school! I know for me we accumulate around ten Box Tops labels a month!
BUY IT: Look for those little pink Box Tops for Education labels at your local grocery store or mass retailer from brands you can trust! You can also visit the Box Tops for Education website for more earning opportunities.
WIN IT: (1) US winner will receive a Stock Your Pantry Prize Pack full of tons of great products (of course featuring Box Tops for Education)
Pantry Stock Up gift pack includes:
- New Peanut Butter Toast Crunch® cereal
- Nature Valley® Chewy Trail Mix Dark Chocolate Cherry and Protein Salted Caramel
- Fiber One® Protein Bars
- Progresso® Recipe Starters
- Food Should Taste Good® Chips
- Green Giant Fresh® Box Tops for Education pencil pouch
- Hamburger Helper® Sweet & Sour Chicken and Parmesan Crusted Chicken
- Betty Crocker® Mac & Cheese and Au Gratin potatoes
- Kleenex® wallet pack and 184 count box
- Scott® toilet paper (4 roll) and paper towel roll
- Avery® dry erase weekly calendar
- Ziploc® bowls and bags
- Yoplait® Frozen Yogurt free product coupon
Mom and More Disclosure: Information, products and promotional items have been provided by General Mills and Box Tops for Education and its program partners. Please see my Disclosure Policy.