With school budgets statewide getting weaker and weaker, any chance to score your school some extra cash or free classroom supplies should be a welcome one.
The company Avery Dennison Office and Consumer Products wants to help local schools, and is doing so through its "Avery Gives Back to Schools" promotion and the "Box Tops for Education" program, which the company is kicking off for the third year in a row this month.
Avery manufacturers a wide selection of school supplies such as binders, dividers, Sticky Notes, NoteTabs, Hi-Liter markers and glue sticks.
This year, Avery will award 40 schools with much-needed school supplies and cash benefits through its participation in "Box Tops for Education."
The top 30 schools with the most online votes, in a tier-based structure, and 10 randomly selected schools, based on a threshold of votes received, will each receive prizes of cash and/or free school supplies.
“We’re excited to expand the offerings of our 'Avery Gives Back to Schools' promotion to schools and communities across the country that have continually supported us, especially during times when school budgets are constrained and so many students and educators are in greater need,” said Tim Bond, group vice-president of Avery Dennison Office and Consumer Products.
What Can Your School Win?
Families can help make their favorite school a winner by voting for that school in the online contest.
The top five schools with the most online public votes will each receive $10,000 (retail value) worth of Avery office products and school supplies; 25,000 Box Tops, which are redeemable for $2,500 cash by participating schools; and $1,000 in gift cards to be split amongst the school's teachers for purchase of additional classroom supplies. The school with the most votes overall will receive an in-school donation presentation.
The next 25 schools with the most votes will each receive 10,000 Box Tops, redeemable for $1,000 cash by participating schools.
Additionally, 10 randomly selected schools with 100 votes or more will each receive 5,000 Box Tops, redeemable for $500 cash by participating schools.
How Can You Help Make Your School a Winner?
Communities, students, families and school supporters (ages 18 and older) can vote for their favorite K-8 school beginning immediately at avery.com/giveback.
The "Avery Gives Back to Schools" promotion is one of the ways Avery Dennison Office and Consumer Products supports its belief that a solid education is the cornerstone of a strong community. To enable children to receive the education that they need and deserve, Avery Dennison provides financial and in-kind support to children, teachers and schools through programs such as "Box Tops for Education." Since 2009, schools have earned more than $2,500,000 through Box Tops found on Avery office and school supplies.
Learn more at www.averydennison.com.