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Harris Teeter’s fundraising program Together in Education donates $460,437.50 to schools

Schools Receive Nearly $720,000 from Harris Teeter since August 2013

Matthews, N.C., 2014-3-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter announced today that it is donating $460,437.50 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE), Harris Teeter’s fundraising program for schools in its communities.  This is the second of three payouts the Company will make to schools during the current school year and is nearly double what schools earned as part of the first payout.

Top Earning Schools, Second Payout

 TIE School Location Links Money Earned*
 Grimsley Senior High School Choral Program Greensboro, N.C. 3,196 $5,325.61
 Page High School Greensboro, N.C. 2,185 $4,087.58
 Providence High School Rugby Club Charlotte, N.C. 1,261 $3,367.76
 Randolph Elementary School PTA Arlington, Va. 1,271 $3,118.09
 Providence High School PTSO Charlotte, N.C. 1,067 $3,027.69
 Lynn Road Elementary School Raleigh,  N.C. 1,350 $2,912.79
 Hoffman-Boston Elementary School Ashburn, Va. 726 $2,757.02
 Creighton’s Corner PTA Ashburn, Va. 339 $2,228.65
Sgt. Eugene Ashley High NJROTC Wilmington, N.C. 1,259 $2,169.16
Charlotte Latin School Charlotte, N.C. 537 $2,057.17

* Money earned Dec. 1, 2013 – Feb. 28, 2014

Active participation by both TIE schools and loyal Harris Teeter customers is integral to the success of the Together in Education program.  Nine hundred and thirty (930) schools will receive a check from Harris Teeter during the second payout.  This is up from the 425 schools that received a check during the first payout. In order to receive a check, schools must have accrued at least $250 by the end of the second payout period.

Since 1998, Harris Teeter Together in Education has donated over $20 million to area schools.  In honor of this accomplishment and to say “thank you” to participants, Harris Teeter launched its TIE $100,000 Giveaway in January.  During the Giveaway, Harris Teeter is donating a total of $10,000 each week for 10 weeks to randomly selected winners and the Together in Education schools to which their VIC cards are linked. The Giveaway ends April 5, 2014; click here to learn more about the program and to read about previous winners.

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