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2016-12-05 Print

Schools in Illinois, Oregon and Washington Awarded $7,500 in Prizes this Holiday Season

Boise Paper and General Mills Announce Winners in the Give the Gift of Box Tops Sweepstakes


Boise Paper and General Mills announced today Unity Christian School of Fulton, IL; Arthur B Ness Elementary School of Spokane, WA; and King School of Portland, OR; as the winning schools in the 2016 Give the Gift of Box Tops Sweepstakes. All three schools will receive 400 reams of paper and 10,000 bonus Box Tops to start out the New Year.

“Boise Paper’s Give the Gift of Box Tops Sweepstakes is a fun way for us to engage and give back to the communities our customers and employees call home,” said Paul LeBlanc, vice president of Boise Paper. “What better way to fulfill our Paper with Purpose promise and celebrate the holiday season than by giving something unexpected to a local school?”

The Paper with Purpose® promise is Boise Paper’s commitment to provide consistent, high-quality papers and invest in the sustainability of local communities. Through their partnership with Box Tops for Education, Boise Paper has funded over $10 million to help America’s schools. K – 8 schools use Box Tops for Education funds to purchase necessary items such as gym equipment, library books, instruments and art supplies.

The Give the Gift of Box Tops sweepstakes – held from October 24, 2016, to November 21, 2016 – celebrated Boise Paper’s partnership with General Mills and the Box Tops for Education program. One hundred sixty-one thousand thirty-three (161,033) participants entered to win on behalf of their favorite school. Participants were allowed one entry on every day of the contest. Lillian Carroll entered for Unity Christian School, Dorothy Heid entered for Arthur B Ness Elementary School, and Betty Szylowicz entered for King School.


Contact Info
Ellyse Orndorff
150 N. Michigan
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-565-4603