Buying Mott’s Applesauce Helps Support Schools Through Box Tops for Education®
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PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With shopping for back-to-school kicking into high gear, Mott’s is offering moms a way to load their kids’ lunchboxes with healthy snacks while also raising funds for their school. Mott’s has signed on to support Box Tops for Education® benefiting 90,000 participating schools across America.
Consumers can find the Box Tops on specially marked Mott’s snacks including single-serve applesauce cups, Mott’s Medleys Fruit and Veggie snack cups and Snack & Go Applesauce Pouches. Earn cash for your local school by clipping Box Tops from participating products and sending them to the school. Enrolled schools can earn up to $20,000 per year.
“School funding is a persistent challenge in communities across the country, and Box Tops for Education is a great way for parents to engage with and support their local schools while enjoying some of their favorite brands,” said Meena Sen, director of marketing for Mott’s. “We’re very proud for Mott’s applesauce products to be a part of Box Tops for Education as a way of helping cultivate both healthy minds and healthy bodies.”
Box Tops for Education has raised more than $558 million for America’s schools since the program’s inception in 1996. Thousands of schools have used that cash to purchase items such as computers, library books, art supplies and playground equipment. To learn more about the program visit www.btfe.com.
Mott's, a brand of Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS), is the nation's leading producer of branded applesauce and apple juice. Since 1842, Mott’s has proudly created delicious and nutritious products for adults and children. Mott’s continues to provide “simple solutions” to meet the needs of today’s busy families. Mott’s is available in a variety of juice and sauce offerings, including Mott’s Original, Mott’s for Tots, Mott’s Medleys, Mott’s Healthy Harvest Sauce and Mott’s Snack & Go Applesauce Pouches. DPS is a leading producer of flavored beverages, marketing Mott’s and 50-plus other beverage brands across North America and the Caribbean. For more information, visit Motts.com or DrPepperSnapple.com. For the brand’s latest news and updates, follow Mott’s at Facebook.com/Motts or Twitter.com/Motts.
About Box Tops for Education
America’s schools have earned more than $558 million through the Box Tops for Education® program since the program started in 1996, including $80 million in the 2012-2013 school year alone. More than 90,000 schools use 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 240 products and can earn eBoxTops by shopping online through the Box Tops Marketplace. To learn more and for a list of participating products, visit www.btfe.com.
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