In May, SONIC® Drive-In recognized teachers and the contributions they make to education as a part of its Limeades for Learning initiative in partnership with nonprofit partner, DonorChoose.org. With the goal of helping teachers obtain much-needed classroom supplies and learning resources, SONIC launched a donation match in honor of Teacher Appreciation Month. In total, SONIC donated $1.2 million matching donations made to SONIC Teacher projects in May.
The following teachers received the following rewards: In Livermore, California, SONIC rewarded four entrepreneurial teachers at two schools $1,182, including Elizabeth Perez at Arroyo Seco Elementary School for the project "Chromebook for First Graders!"; Perez a for the project "Classroom Chromebook"; Perez a for the project "Reaching Everyone with Chromebooks"; Jackson Avenue Elementary School for the project "Summer Goal: Organize Our Learning for Next Year!"; Megan Clappin at Jackson Avenue Elementary School for the project "Learning in the Wild Part II"
In Pleasanton, California, SONIC rewarded one entrepreneurial teacher at one school $8,130, including: Thomas S Hart Middle School for the project "Learn What You See", "Out of My Mind" and "Print the Evidence!"