SONIC donates to West Fargo school

Donation made to Deer Creek Elementary School for Teacher Appreciation Month

Textbooks and football gear
Textbooks and football gear fill a classroom at Deer Creek Elementary. David Samson / The Forum
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WEST FARGO — Lori Grohs at Deer Creek Elementary School for the project We Need Storage for Supplies for Grades PreK through second grade received a donation from SONIC Drive-Ins.

SONIC® Drive-In donated $1.5 million to help fund local education needs through DonorsChoose , a national nonprofit that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom requests submitted by teachers.

As part of SONIC's ongoing Limeades for Learning initiative, the brand matched 50 percent of each donation made to teacher requests on DonorsChoose for Teacher Appreciation Day on May 3, donating a total of $1.5 million. With this donation, SONIC helped fully fund more than 9,000 projects from teachers across the country including a special teacher in Fargo, North Dakota, who received a combined donation of $38.

SONIC donates a portion of drink proceeds to support local public schools through Limeades for Learning, in partnership with education nonprofit, DonorsChoose *. SONIC has donated more than $20 million to directly fund local education programs since 2009.

For those wishing to make an additional donation to a classroom project in their local community, visit and donate to one or more of the thousands of public school teacher requests seeking support to provide students with educational resources.

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