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SONIC Joins Giving Tuesday Movement with $500,000 Donation to Teachers

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SONIC Drive-In kicks off the giving season by matching donations made to SONIC teacher projects through Limeades for Learning today, on Giving Tuesday. Matching gifts to public school teacher projects on up to $500,000, SONIC, together with longtime nonprofit partner DonorsChoose is helping public school teachers obtain necessary supplies and innovative learning materials for their students.

“Incredible teachers across the country make a difference in the lives of their students each day, and Limeades for Learning is our way to celebrate teachers and help thousands of teachers to achieve their classroom goals,” said Christi Woodworth, Vice President of Public Relations for SONIC. “We encourage everyone to join us in the spirit of the holidays by donating to a project that inspires them, and SONIC will match that donation dollar for dollar.”

To help SONIC help teachers and join in Giving Tuesday, simply visit the projects page on, browse projects submitted by teachers, select a project, and click “Donate” to make a contribution.

As a supporter of public school teachers and their students nationwide, SONIC provides essential funds needed for learning materials and innovative teaching techniques to inspire creativity and learning. Since the launch of Limeades for Learning in 2009, SONIC has donated a total of $14,754,912 to public school teachers, supporting 18,438 teachers and impacting 3,975,180 students across the country.

Visit to learn more about the program and the many opportunities to support public school teachers in partnership with SONIC throughout the school year.