This simple idea has become a successful fundraising idea for more than 60,000 enrolled K-8 schools nationwide. Working together, parents, kids and schools have earned over $50 million in donations from General Mills, Inc. (Based on payments to schools since 1996.) It’s an easy way to support your school.
1. Collect Box Tops – Clip and save box top logos from more than 330 participating General Mills products. See site for a full list.
2. Send your Box Tops to School – Turn in box tops to your local K-8 school. Your school will collect submitted box tops and send them to General Mills.
3. Your School Gets a Check – Each box top redeemed is worth 10 cents and each enrolled school can earn up to $10,000 per year.
We have included a number of do-it-yourself fundraising ideas in this section that offer a break from traditional product sales. They were developed by groups just like yours in an attempt have a little fun with their fundraiser. Some of them are tried and true while others show a lot of creativity … and even wackiness in some cases. All of them are obviously not appropriate for every group, but sometimes, with only a little modification, your might find some fund raising ideas that are perfect for your group. If you have an idea for a do-it-yourself fund raiser you are willing to share with others, please send it to us via email. Include anything and everything you would want to know if you were hearing the idea for the first time.