Put Away the Scissors: There’s a Box Tops App We Didn’t Know Existed

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Cutting out box tops to help your kiddos schools is almost a rite of passage as a parent, but did you know you can still help your local school without destroying all the cereal boxes in your pantry? That’s right, there’s an app for that!

Box Tops for Education’s app lets parents ditch the scissors by scanning in their receipts and still raking in the funds to help out. All you have to do is use the app to take a photo of your receipt (within 14 days of your purchase) and it will automatically locate eligible products for you, even updating your school’s earnings in real time!

While there are tons of participating products that can be scanned using the app, if you come across an older Box Top you can still clip and send to your school. Every coupon is still worth $.10.

In even better news, Box Tops’ just unveiled a brand new feature where you can select schools in need and direct your funds there for added support. According to the Education Trust, low-income schools receive almost $1,000 less per student in state and local funding so each and every Box Top helps out in a big way.

If you’d like to learn more about how Box Tops’ new in-app feature is helping schools in need, you can head here.

––Karly Wood

 

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