Del Monte Cash for Teachers $25 Coupon Fruit & Veg Giveaway

Win $25 in gift certificates for Del Monte fresh fruit!

K12NN is participating in Del Monte’s free giveaway of fresh fruit! Thanks to Del Monte, I’ll be giving away 3 sets of $25 gift certificates to parents and teachers all through September and into October as well.

The 50th commenter to this post will get a $25 in gift certificates to purchase Del Monte whole fresh fruit at the supermarket. The deadline for this giveaway is Monday, September 26, 2011, midnight Pacific Time or until 50 comments are reached. You may leave more than one comment but they cannot be added consecutively (i.e., 2 – 50 comments in a row). Spam comments will be disqualified. Provide your name and a valid email address with your comment.

Good luck! And follow after the jump to see about a contest where classes can win cash, the whole school could win fresh fruit and salad bars for the day, or school supplies. Teachers — sign up with Del Monte now! Moms, let your kids’ teachers know they could win incredible healthy snacks and prizes for the whole school if they register their classes by September 26, 2011!

“Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” is a Del Monte program that awards cash, fresh fruit, and salads to kindergarten thru 12th grade school teachers across North America to encourage them to incorporate healthy eating and living messages into classroom activities. This contest starts September 26, 2011.

Here’s how it works: teachers, sign up your class at the link below. Then come back here and in the comments, let us know the link where supporters can vote for your class. At the end of the week, I’ll pick a teacher’s link at random and award them an extra $25 in Del Monte coupons. Each week votes are wiped out and voting begins again so teachers have six weeks to try to win.

Sixty teachers will win a total of $1,000 in cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit for their students. Top winners will also get a Del Monte Fresh Field Day event for their school in which the entire student body will enjoy a day of Del Monte fresh fruit, games and fun activities. Salad bars for schools will also be given away through promotions at supermarkets.

Teacher Monday -- Cash for Classrooms

Here are some notes on eligibility from the official Del Monte contest website:

“Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” encourages kindergarten thru 12th grade school teachers to incorporate healthy eating and living messages into classroom activities. Sixty teachers will win a total of $1,000 in cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit for their students. Several winners will also get a Del Monte Fresh® Field Day event for their school in which the entire student body will enjoy a day of Del Monte fresh fruit, games and fun activities.

To be eligible to win, teachers must register online, submit a short essay on how they will incorporate healthy eating and living messages into their lesson plans, then encourage all their fans to vote for them online. Ten winners will be selected each Monday for six consecutive weeks beginning October 3, 2011. Winners are based solely on the number of votes they receive. Winning teachers will receive $750 in cash to purchase school supplies and $250 in Del Monte® fresh fruit coupons for classroom fresh snacks and to use in fruit educational activities.

I'm Cynthia Liu, Owner/Founder of K12 News Network. I'm the proud product of public schools through post-grad, the mom of a child in public schools, and the daughter of two teachers. Connect with me professionally on LinkedIn.

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16 Comments

  1. Mamdouh Hanna - September 21, 2011, 4:39 pm

    This is so great. I will invite all the teachers I know to comment. It is such a great opportunity for teachers to get their students supplies and fruits that they would appreciate. Thanks K-12 News Network for sharing this article.

    Mamdouh Hanna
    Commmunity Engagement Coordinator
    Playworks Los Angeles

  2. Sarah - September 22, 2011, 7:52 pm

    Here's a bit of the fine print from Del Monte, "Sponsor will be collecting personal data from Contestant when he/she enters the Promotion. Personal data includes but is not limited to: name, address, e-mail address, as well as home and work telephone numbers."

    There's no way I'd enter this "contest"

  3. Cynthia - September 22, 2011, 8:39 pm

    Sarah, that may be, but *I* don't do anything with the email or address you send to me — I don't sell or otherwise use personal information — so people are free to let me know that they want to win the $25 coupons. 🙂 — Cynthia

  4. Viki - September 24, 2011, 2:17 pm

    Teaching in an innercity school, I'd love to buy the fruit and give it as a quick snack 🙂
    teacherandmomof2
    curriculum coordinator
    Massachusetts

  5. Karen - September 26, 2011, 11:54 pm

    What a great idea! I'm going to share this, also.

  6. Amanda - September 27, 2011, 12:42 am

    I also teach innercity and would love a chance to teach the kids more about healthy eating and offering wholesome snacks!

    3rd grade inclusion teacher
    MA

  7. Brittany Carriero - September 27, 2011, 1:25 am

    this is very generous of you

  8. Rea - September 27, 2011, 1:46 am

    I would really like to win these for my classroom in Los Angeles. 🙂

  9. tlena - September 27, 2011, 1:52 am

    This is a really neat thing to do…

  10. ericah brunner - September 27, 2011, 1:53 am

    awesome,thx.

  11. cheryl sayets - September 27, 2011, 1:54 am

    Real people love coupons sent me and real people love dole

  12. cheryl sayers - September 27, 2011, 1:56 am

    Real people love coupons sent me and real people love del monte

  13. Maria - September 27, 2011, 2:03 am

    This is a wonderful program – good luck to all the deserving teachers and their students.

  14. Rea - September 27, 2011, 2:09 am

    I really hope our classroom wins!!! I just registered our class. Thank you for the opportunity.

  15. Diane Sabatini - September 27, 2011, 2:27 am

    I'd love to win this for some deserving kids in CA. Thank you!

  16. Mamdouh Hanna - September 28, 2011, 10:03 pm

    Diane, that would be great, I am sure it will be very helpful for your kids.

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