During Random Acts of Kindness Week, SONIC Drive-In is recognizing public school teachers. As part of Limeaids for Learning the brand is donating up to $200,000 to hand-selected learning requests in various categories including food, clothing, hygiene; books and basics; and distance learning technology needs through its partner DonorsChoose.
Donations to public school teacher requests take place every day of Random Acts of Kindness Week:
- Tue., Feb. 16: Random SONIC fans receive a surprise opportunity to support teachers in their communities; Select counties across the country receive donations
- Wed., Feb. 17: A dollar-for-dollar donation match launches for select distance learning technology requests aimed at narrowing the digital divide
- Thurs., Feb. 18: Teachers are randomly selected and given two $25 DonorsChoose gift codes – one to keep and one to kindly gift to a colleague
- Fri., Feb. 19: Hand-selected books and basics teacher requests receive a donation
“During this difficult year for educators, SONIC is proud to participate in Random Acts of Kindness Week again to enhance learning experiences for students,” said Christi Woodworth, vice president of public relations for SONIC. “We always search for fun and engaging ways to uplift incredible public school teachers, especially now, to help fulfill their wish list for well-deserved supplies.”
SONIC provides important funds for public school teachers and their students year-round through a variety of funding opportunities. Since the launch of Limeades for Learning in 2009, SONIC has donated more than $18 million toward teacher projects, impacting more than 5.7 million students and nearly 27,000 teachers across the country.