August 10th, 2012 10:05 AM by Frank Ferrell
A Gift For Teaching’s annual back-to-school PUSH (for kids) campaign runs through September.
This community-wide engagement effort will generate the supplies and resources students need for the school year. The goal is to raise $140,000 and 1.4 million school supplies.
Every $1 gift is worth $10 in school supplies for a child. To make a contribution, visit www.agiftforteaching.org and click on “Donate Now.” Checks can also be mailed to: A Gift For Teaching, 6501 Magic Way, Bldg. #400C, Orlando, FL 32809.
Visit these retailers offering special promotions to benefit A Gift For Teaching:
• Every Friday in August / Food Truck Fridays at RDV Sportsplex: Come from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and a portion of proceeds will benefit A Gift For Teaching.
• Aug. 12 / Fashion Square Mall: Bring brand new school supplies and help see how many supplies it takes to fill up the interior of a 2013 Ford Escape. First 100 patrons receive a voucher for a free Yum Yum cupcake.
• Aug. 28 / 4Rivers: Dine at the Winter Park 4Rivers location and mention A Gift For Teaching, where 10 percent of your total will be donated to A Gift For Teaching.
• Sept. 8 / Camp Gladiator at Blue Jacket Park: Meet at 9 a.m. for a fitness boot camp. Cost is $10 and all proceeds will benefit A Gift For Teaching.