Monday, August 9, 2010

Box Tops for Education $25 gift card giveaway

I may not have a kid in school yet, but I do know about the General Mills Box Tops for Education program that helps schools earn much-needed cash. People buy cereal or whatever, they clip the little Box Tops for Education label on the package and then turn it in to the school coordinator and viola! money for the school (OK, so there may be some steps in between but you get the picture . . . )

So, it's a good program and I'm all for supporting schools and education programs. When I was asked to write about the program -- specifically Wal-Mart's bonus Box Tops offer -- and host a giveaway to go along with it, I agreed right away!

Now through August 30th (or while supplies last), Wal-Mart is offering specially marked packages of participating products with 4 box tops on them. Bonus! That means for every box top you clip, you can give $.40 to your school! Woo hoo!

My son is a big Cheerios kid and both Honey Nut Cheerios and Multi-Grain Cheerios are part of the bonus box tops program. And since we also eat a lot of tacos around here, I was happy to learn that the Old El Paso Hard & Soft Taco Kit is part of it, too. I had always thought the program was just for cereal but it isn't -- in addition to the taco kit, you can clip box tops from products like Kleenex, Ziploc bags and Nature Valley granola bars.

You can check out all of the products that are in the bonus program here (PDF). Lots of options!

So . . . how would you like to win a $25 Wal-Mart gift card to get in on the box tops action? You'd like to, huh? Well, here's how you can:

To enter:

Leave me a comment and let me know what General Mills Box Tops item you would purchase with your gift card.

Additional entries:

As always, you can gain a few additional entries (leave one comment per entry for the additional ones to count):
  • Follow this blog or my other blog, or let me know that you already do (leave a comment)
  • Link to this giveaway from your blog (leave a comment)
  • Become a fan of The Happy Runner on Facebook, or let me know that you already are (leave a comment)
  • Link to this giveaway from Facebook or Twitter (do as often as you'd like, just leave a comment each time)
The giveaway will run through 11:59pm EST on Thursday, August 12, 2010 and the winner will be chosen using random.org and posted on Friday.

Good luck!

EDITED TO ADD: Gift card is good only in U.S.

Giveaway disclosure: I received a gift card, information and this giveaway from General Mills, through MyBlogSpark. I was not otherwise compensated for this post and the opinions expressed are entirely my own.

121 comments:

  1. I would purchase Cheerios & Fruit Roll Ups.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

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  2. I like you on Facebook (Mary Happymommy)

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  3. I would purchase different kinds of GM Cereals. I love to mix and match my cereal in the morning. Flavor combinations are endless!

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  4. I would buy different varieties of Cheerios

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  5. I'm a follower of both this blog and your normal one!

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  7. Yumm, I would buy Cheerios...I love cheerios!

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  8. Mmmm.... yogurt & cinnamon toast crunch - my kids faves!

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  9. I'm already a follower of your blog!

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  10. I would buy Cheerios, lots of Cheerios because we go through them quickly in my house.

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  11. I put your giveaway up on my blog (or it will be there when I finish my post).

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  12. I'd like to Honey Nut Cheerios.

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  13. blogged.http://tcarolinep.blogspot.com/2010/08/giveaway-happy-runner-giveaways-reviews.html

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  14. FB fan@tcarolinep JessieKatie S

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  15. http://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/20716926243

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  16. Facebooked.@tcarolinep JessieKatie S

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  17. I would buy Cheerios: plain for thing 1 and banana ones for thing 2.

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  18. I would get cocoa puffs and kleenexes (odd combo?)

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  19. I posted this on my blog.
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  20. lots of cheerios and maybe some ziploc

    ykatrina at hotmail dot com

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  21. I'd buy cake mix and Chex mix. I'm all about snacking.

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  22. General Mills: Cheerios. Honey Nuts is the most popular cereal in my house. My boys eat them every morning and my youngest loves them when he gets hungry (aka cranky) midday.

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  23. the kids are on a cereal kick, so this would go for multi grain and plan cheerios.

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  24. I would but cereal ( thing 2 love Cinnamon Toast Crunch) !

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  25. I'd buy cheerios. We go through multiple boxes a week in our house!!

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  26. I'd purchase cheerios and kleenex.

    runningmatey at hotmail dot com

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  27. I would buy Cheerios & Honey Nut Cheerios mostly.
    ~Karen http://scr.im/nerak

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  28. Cereal and fruit rollups are our fav with boxtops!
    jennette6963@msn.com

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  29. I liked on facebook!
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  30. I follow your blog!
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  31. I also tweeted!
    https://twitter.com/ARockinCupcake/status/20790060646
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  32. I'm a huge fiber one fan - so I'd buy all the different varieties!

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  33. I follow both of your blogs!

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  34. I tweeted!

    https://twitter.com/kstrembel/status/20796599534

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  35. tweet:

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  36. I would get some Cherrios
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  37. I am following you on facebook (maryavent)
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  38. Honey Nut Cheerios

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  39. GFC follower

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  40. tweet
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  41. cheerios. my dad loves them. we get them almost every week.

    lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

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  42. Tweeted http://twitter.com/amandawk/status/20822737252

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  43. I would buy it all! Cereal, Kleenex, yogurt, etc.

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  44. Cheerios! Love 'em :)
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  45. I follow on GFC!
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  47. I'll purchase Cheerios.

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  48. I would buy some Honey Nut Cheerios and some trash bags.

    kristisdeals1 at yahoo dot com

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  49. I already follow on GFC.

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  50. I would stock up on cheerios.
    twoofakind12@yahoo.com

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  51. tweeted 8/11:

    http://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/20889046413

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  52. I'd get some Total Raisin Bran and Nature Valley Granola Bars.
    wolfcarol451(at)gmail(dot)com

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  53. I would use it to buy Ziploc bags!
    winnieayala at yahoo dot com

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  54. I follow on GFC
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  55. tweet 8/11
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  57. Honey Nut Cheerios, my favorite, for me!

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  58. I would get Fruit Roll Up's and/or Ziploc bags!
    Thanks!

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  60. "Liked" you on facebook (Sheila H.)

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  61. I would purchase all different kinds of cereal{Honey Nut Cheerios~Trix and Lucky Charms} for my grandchildren :-)

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  62. I follow you with GFC

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  63. Cinnamon Toast Crunch for my kids :)
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  64. like u on fb-Julie Laws
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  65. I Like you on Facebook{Deb S}

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  66. follow blog as jelaws5
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  67. Tweet!~

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  68. I would get some SCOTT® Paper Towels!

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  69. I follow this blog on GFC via Twitter.

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  70. I'm a fan of The Happy Runner on Facebook.

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  71. Tweeted the giveaway:

    http://twitter.com/calidreamin87/status/20962485540

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  72. Tweeted again:

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  73. Another tweet:

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  74. tweeted 8/12:

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  75. I love BoxTops for Education. I would buy Scott Tissue and of course Honey Nut Cheerios for a little added sweetness. Of course there is always cookie dough too ;-)

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  76. Ziploc sandwich bags and Nature Valley granola bars. Thanks for the giveaway.

    s.mickelson at gmail dot com

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  77. I'd buy some Cheerios (we're getting low on those) or Lucky Charms (a yummy snack).

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  78. I'm a follower. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  79. Cheerios for sure,we eat all kinds of Cheerios in this house
    jacksoncrisman@yahoo.com

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  80. I follow your blog
    this one
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  82. I follow your blog.

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  84. we will buy cherrios

    lmurley2000@yahoo.com

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  85. follow both blogs on GFC

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  86. like HR on facebook-lmurley2000

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  87. tweeted

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  88. tweet 8/12
    http://twitter.com/pixie13sweeps/status/21027004839

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    http://twitter.com/LuckyDuckyToo/status/21027719668

    runningmatey at hotmail dot com

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