Chance the Rapper Announces Awards Show for Teachers

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School looks different right now, but we want to show our appreciation to all of the teachers and support staff that are working extra hard to make sure our children are getting the most from this time at home. During Teacher Appreciation Week, Chance the Rapper will shine a light on teachers through “The Twilight Awards,” a special award show to recognize and thank teachers for all they do each and every day. Through three live broadcasts on Instagram, Chance the Rapper will surprise teachers with supplies, donations and more on behalf of Box Tops for Education to help them continue doing what they do best.

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For more than 20 years, Box Tops for Education has been focused on helping families easily earn cash for schools. Since its inception, more than 70,000 schools have earned more than $934 million to fund supplies, field trips, playground equipment and more. Through “The Twilight Awards,” Chance will donate $300,000 directly to 10 deserving teachers and schools in need on behalf of Box Tops for Education. Teachers were selected by showing dedication, originality and creativity in helping their students thrive.

After donating $1 million dollars to Chicago Public Schools in 2017 and working with SocialWorks to create the “New Chance: Arts & Literature Fund,” Chance personally connected with teachers and principals while working inside Chicago schools. He quickly realized the need to both recognize and celebrate the work these educators do for students, their families and the community both inside and outside the classroom. To acknowledge and honor them, he developed the idea for “The Twilight Awards,” a national award show highlighting their dedication to students across the country.

“The Twilight Awards” will be broadcast live on Instagram at 7 p.m. CT on May 6, 7 and 8, 2020. Follow Chance the Rapper on Instagram to watch these special broadcasts and see which teachers Chance the Rapper surprises next.

To help teachers at your favorite schools earn even more, Box Tops for Education will offer Double Box Tops on all receipt scans from May 3-10, 2020. Limit 10 claims per receipt. Offer valid while supplies last up to $250,000 or until end of promotional period, whichever comes first.

—Jennifer Swartvagher

Featured photo: Box Tops for Education


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