At our meeting last night we announced our Fall Box Top Contest (Oct. 3rd - Oct. 21st) and we got the question what is a Box Top? I forget that I, myself, was asking this same question four years ago, having no clue what they were talking about, never mind having my kid participate in a contest about them. However I was too shy to ask, so thank you to those that did last night!
A Box Top is part of the packaging on thousands of items, food, toiletries, paper goods, school supplies, and so much more (full list here). Its a small little coupon that you clip off the packaging and each one is worth 10 cents in actual money. We've been pretty successful in collecting these over the years and raising money for the PTO. The best part about this contest is that you really don't have to go out of your way to purchase items to support the program.
So What Is A Box Top, its this small little coupon below. You'll notice that there is an expiration date on it. All Box Tops have an expiration date, it's important when you are submitting these to make sure they haven't expired.
So our next contest begins in a few weeks, we will be sending a note home to remind everyone.
What you will need to do is the following; When you purchase any product be on the look out for the little Box Top coupon (sometimes on the top flap or on the bottom of a box, even vegetable cans have them). Clip it off, ensure they haven't expired and collect them till you are ready to submit. The contest is a classroom contest so be sure to include your child's name and their teachers name. That's it! Any questions feel free to email us.