Collect Box Tops – Help Your School

Three simple tips to help you collect Box Tops and earn more money for your school- tips for finding products with Box Tops, finding deals on Box Top products, and for easily saving Box Tops.

Three simple tips to help you collect Box Tops and earn more money for your school- tips for finding products with Box Tops, finding deals on Box Top products, and for easily saving Box Tops.

Three simple tips to help you collect Box Tops and earn more money for your school- tips for finding products with Box Tops, finding deals on Box Top products, and for easily saving Box Tops.

You guys- remember that stage where you wanted to collect all of the things in a series? Baseball cards, pogs, Barbies, Beanie Babies- and now my girls love Shopkins and Legos.

In fact, I was just talking to a mom friend who lambasted “collectible toys” because they take up so much room in the house. I totally get it.

Why Box Tops Are Important

One collectible that I grew up with though is Box Tops. Not only did they feed my need to collect something, but they also helped a good cause- my school!

As an adult, I still look for Box Tops on products that I buy, and I am not ashamed to say that I buy products with Box Tops over those that don’t have them. I even developed an easy and cute way to store them on our fridge!

I’m excited to have partnered with General Mills to share three easy ways to collect Box Tops.

I remember learning about the Box Tops program as a kid, and then asking everyone in my immediate circle to look for them and collect them for me.

I’m not sure that I was even as excited about the money for our school, as I grew up in a fairly affluent school system and never lacked for school supplies.

Three simple tips to help you collect Box Tops and earn more money for your school- tips for finding products with Box Tops, finding deals on Box Top products, and for easily saving Box Tops.
But my grandma, even though she lived 500 miles away, collected the Box Tops for me and sent them to me frequently. I will always remember the letters and cards she sent along with them- the act of kindness made me feel seen, remembered, and special.

As an adult, I kept saving Box Tops for the schools that I worked in- the money added up fast. It helped pay for extras that weren’t in the school budget, and it was a great way for parents to get involved.

Now that my girls go to an inner-city school that is short on funds, I continue to save Box Tops to support their school- and it’s so easy to do. A recent Costco trip yielded a bounty of Box Tops on products that I already use and buy. Here are three tips for collecting and saving Box Tops.

Three simple tips to help you collect Box Tops and earn more money for your school- tips for finding products with Box Tops, finding deals on Box Top products, and for easily saving Box Tops.

How To Collect Box Tops

Plan ahead. There are SO MANY products that have Box Tops on them- not just food. I was so excited to see that Annie’s Macaroni and cheese is a participating product, and I got a great deal on 12 boxes at Costco that ended up costing just a bit over $1.00 a box for organic macaroni and cheese- and I have box tops for days!
Three simple tips to help you collect Box Tops and earn more money for your school- tips for finding products with Box Tops, finding deals on Box Top products, and for easily saving Box Tops.
 
Clip coupons. There are often really great coupons for products that have Box Tops on them. So even if some of the products are a bit more expensive than buying generic, you know that you can always get a good deal and/or save some extra money by using coupons.
I just bought two huge boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios at Costco that were on sale for $3.55 (that’s $1.77 per box for the large boxes). They came with the Box Tops to support the girls’ school AND cost less than generic! I call that a win!
 
Three simple tips to help you collect Box Tops and earn more money for your school- tips for finding products with Box Tops, finding deals on Box Top products, and for easily saving Box Tops.
 
Organize them! It’s so important to have your Box Tops organized- they do expire, and schools need them in time in order to get the maximum amount of money. I created a handy printable Box Tops holder for the refrigerator that you can find and print herePerfect for storing the Box Tops from our snack foods that I found at Costco- GoGurt for the girls and Nature Valley Granola Bars for me!
Three simple tips to help you collect Box Tops and earn more money for your school- tips for finding products with Box Tops, finding deals on Box Top products, and for easily saving Box Tops.I receive monetary compensation from General Mills in exchange of my endorsement of Box Tops For Education.

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