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Altoona teacher receives donation from Sonic

OKLAHOMA CITY — To honor the creative efforts teachers have made to maneuver their ever-shifting learning environments and keep students engaged this past year, Sonic Drive-In donated $1.5 million to teacher requests on national education nonprofit site DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day, May 4.

As part of SONIC’s ongoing Limeades for Learning initiative, the $1.5 million donation helped fund more than 7,000 teacher requests across the country in need of critical resources.

On Teacher Appreciation Day, the brand matched 50% of each donation made to all teacher requests on DonorsChoose.

Mrs. Rosenberry at Juniata Gap Elementary School, Altoona, received a combined donation of $176 for the project “Headphones Make Happy Learners”

Through Limeades for Learning, Sonic has donated more than $19 million to public school teachers, helping more than 36,000 teachers and impacting nearly 7.4 million students in public schools nationwide since 2009.

Visit LimeadesforLearning.com to learn about future funding opportunities and explore public school teacher requests in the Altoona community in need of support.

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