Harris Teeter donates $478,022.78 to schools through its fundraising program Together in Education

Schools have received over $744K since August 1, 2015

Matthews, N.C., 2016-Mar-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Harris Teeter announced it is donating $478,022.78 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. This payout also brings the total donated since the program’s inception in 1998 to over $23.8 million.

Top Earning Schools, Second Payout

TIE School Location Second Payout
Grimsley Senior High – Choral Program Greensboro, NC $6,552.24
Page High School Greensboro, NC $3,697.97
Randolph Elementary School PTA Arlington, VA $3,222.81
Creighton’s Corner PTA Ashburn, VA $2,967.24
Francis Scott Key Elementary Middle School Baltimore, MD $2,825.67
Myers Park HS IB PAC Charlotte, NC $2,639.37
Lake Norman Charter School Huntersville, NC $2,405.12
Cario Middle School Drama Club Mount Pleasant, SC $2,253.96
Charlotte Country Day School Charlotte, NC $1,869.97
Mallard Creek High School PTSA Charlotte, NC $1,850.34

* Funds earned Dec. 1, 2015 – Feb. 29, 2016

Active participation by both TIE schools and loyal Harris Teeter shoppers is integral to the success of the Together in Education program.  961 schools will receive a check from Harris Teeter during this payout. To receive a check in the final payout period, schools must have accrued at least $25 during the Together in Education school year.  The third and final payout period extends from March 1 – May 31.

The Together in Education school year runs annually from Aug. 1 – May 31. Shoppers may link their VIC card now through May 31, 2016 to help their local school earn funds for the 2015-2016 school year.

For more information about Together in Education, please click here

SOURCE: Harris Teeter, Inc.