Target Launches Initiative To Raise $1 Billion For Education

Initiative to help in-need schools ends September 8th

give with targetAccording to the Huffington Post, Target has announced an initiative targeted at helping the education system.

The initiative, titled “Give With Target,” aims to raise $1 billion for the U.S. education system by 2015.

The initiative runs through September 8th.

The mega store chain is set to donate $5 million to schools across the country. Of that sum, $2.5 million has been earmarked for a number of $25,000 grants to 100 in-need schools.

Using your personal Facebook account, students can vote once per week for a K-12 school of their choice. Schools will receive a $25 gift card for every 25 votes with a maximum payout of $10,000.

Read more on this initiative at the Huffington Post

 

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