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.
For more information about Together in Education, please visit harristeeter.com.