For the next two months you can help Courtesy Ford in Breaux Bridge support local schools through a partnership with General Mills popular Box Tops for Education (BTFE) program. BTFE program offers families easy, everyday ways to earn cash for their designated school. “Our dealership has participated in programs like Drive One 4 UR School which have garnered more popularity year after year,” said Don Hargroder, Owner of Courtesy Ford. “With Box Tops for Education, we have the opportunity to help even more kids in our community than ever before.”
Courtesy Ford has taken General Mills? consumer fundraising effort and evolved it so Ford vehicle owners and shoppers can now easily participate and generate funds to support their local schools.
Participants can now earn and collect Box Tops for their local schools in three new ways. They can request a brochure from the official Ford/ BTFE program website at FordDrivesBoxTops.com; watch product videos on the program website; or purchase a Ford vehicle at Courtesy Ford in Breaux Bridge during October and November.
During the two-month “Ford Drives Box Tops” Sweepstakes, Ford will provide sweepstakes winners with eBox Tops, which will be automatically credited to the school of their choice. eBoxTops are electronic credits that are made directly to the BTFEeligible school by General Mills, equivalent to 10 cents for each eBoxTop credit. For additional information, visit www.btfe.com.
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