Matthews, N.C. (PRWEB) June 09, 2015 -- Today, Harris Teeter announced it is donating $767,913 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE), Harris Teeter’s fundraising program for schools in its communities. This third and final payment of the current school year brings the total earned by participating schools since August 2014 to over $1.5 million. This payout also pushes the total donated since the program’s inception in 1998 to over $23 million.
Top Earning Schools during the Third Payout
Grimsley Senior High Choral Program in Greensboro, N.C. earned $6,112.49 ($19,314.06 total*)
Page High School in Greensboro, N.C. earned $4,630.78 ($13,828.62 total*)
Randolph Elementary School PTA in Arlington, Va. earned $2,930.47 ($11,258.58 total*)
Sgt. Eugene Ashley High NJROTC in Wilmington, N.C. earned $2,764.81 ($7,869.56 total*)
Providence High School PTSO in Charlotte, N.C. earned $2,738.49 ($8,561.85 total*)
Creighton’s Corner PTA in Ashburn, Va. earned $2,532.13 ($8,221.39 total*)
Hopewell High School JROTC in Huntersville, N.C. earned $ 2,368.88 ($7,578.87 total*)
Greyfriars Classical Academy in Matthews, N.C. earned $ 2,311.72 ($7,210.27 total*)
Community School of Davidson in Davidson, N.C. earned $ 2,205.11 ($6,282.74 total*)
Butler High School JROTC in Matthews, N.C. earned $ 2,181.70 ($6,683.13 total*)
- Funds earned Aug. 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015
Active participation by both TIE schools and loyal Harris Teeter shoppers is integral to the success of the Together in Education program. Over 3,700 schools will receive a check from Harris Teeter during the third 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 Together in Education school year runs annually from Aug. 1 – May 31. To earn funds for a school, shoppers may re-link their VIC card beginning August 1, 2015 for the 2015-2016 school year.
For more information about Together in Education, please click here.
Danna Robinson, Harris Teeter, +1 704.844.3904, [email protected]
SOURCE Harris Teeter