Public School Teacher in Archer City, Texas Receives a Portion of SONIC’s $1.3 Million Donation for Learing Supplies
Archer City teacher request garnered the most votes by SONIC fans, resulting in funds for classroom supplies through SONIC’s Limeades for Learning Fall Voting Campaign
(OKLAHOMA CITY) Dec. 15, 2020 – For the twelfth year in a row and during an especially urgent time of need, SONIC® Drive-In donated an all-time high of $1.3 million to fund public school teacher requests across the country as part of its annual Limeades for Learning Fall Voting Campaign. In partnership with nonprofit teacher crowdfunding platform, DonorsChoose and with the help of SONIC fans, a teacher from Archer City, Texas was among the community heroes up-voted to receive $540 for essential materials to create an engaging learning environment.
“Celebrating public school teachers through our Fall Voting Campaign feels special every year, but especially this year, as our incredible public school teachers are going the extra mile to keep their students inspired, regardless of where their classroom may be,” said Christi Woodworth, vice president for public relations for SONIC. “From cleaning supplies to humidifiers and technology needs, we were able to fulfill thousands of teachers’ wish lists for necessary teaching materials to keep their students safe and learning.”
From Monday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 25, SONIC fans voted for teacher requests that moved them at Limeades for Learning, and the requests with the most votes nationwide received funding, totaling $1.3 million at the close of the campaign.
The following exceptional teacher earned funding as part of the annual Fall Voting Campaign.
• Amanda Awakuni at Archer City Elementary School for the project “Project Learning for Archer City Students”
To view the full list of public school teacher projects funded through Limeades for Learning, visit LimeadesforLearning.com.
Since 2009, SONIC has donated $17.9 million, supported more than 26,500 classrooms, and provided necessary learning materials and teaching resources requested by teachers to impact more than 5.6 million students in partnership with DonorsChoose.