LE MARS, Iowa, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents and kids have one more reason to celebrate this summer. Throughout the next few weeks, Box Tops for Education® coupons will become available on Yoplait® Frozen Yogurt treats.
Yoplait Frozen Yogurt is joining forces with General Mills Box Tops for Education, a nationwide fundraising program dedicated to helping America's schools get the things they need. Each Box Tops for Education coupon collected provides 10 cents in unrestricted funding, helping mom turn her shopping list into books and basketballs, field trips and trumpets.
"We are proud to be part of a program that makes such an impact on students nationwide," said Jill Feuerhelm, Marketing Manager for Yoplait Frozen Yogurt. "The Box Tops for Education program generates millions of dollars in education funding for our schools each year and we are excited to contribute to that success."
This summer, continue to look for the Box Tops for Education logo while stocking up on treats you can enjoy with the whole family. Yoplait Frozen Yogurt, available in Original and Greek, has a variety of flavors and added benefits like calcium, live and active cultures and the Greek varieties have twice as much protein as regular frozen yogurt.
About Wells Enterprises, Inc. and Yoplait Frozen Yogurt
Wells Enterprises, Inc. is the largest privately held, family-owned ice cream and frozen treat manufacturer in the United States. The company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Le Mars, Iowa, the Ice Cream Capital of the World. Wells produces more than 1,100 ice cream and frozen novelty products, including its signature brand, Blue Bunny®, and super premium brand, 2nd St. Creamery™. Wells also manufactures licensed frozen treat brands including Yoplait® frozen yogurt, Weight Watchers® frozen novelties, and the iconic Bomb Pop®. Visit WellsEnterprisesInc.com.
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About General Mills
General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, and Wanchai Ferry. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 net sales of US$16.7 billion. Visit www.generalmills.com.
About Box Tops for Education
America's schools have earned more than $525 million through all Box Tops for Education® earnings programs since the program started in 1996, including $47 million just since March 2012. More than 90,000 schools use that cash to purchase items such as computers, library books, art supplies and playground equipment. Schools can earn up to $20,000 by clipping Box Tops coupons from 240 products and can earn eBoxTops by shopping online through the Box Tops Marketplace. To learn more and for a list of participating products, visit www.btfe.com.
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