Area schools benefit from "Cash for Schools"
In Calcasieu Parish, 40 schools have received a total of $21,453.20 from the Community Cash for Schools program for 2016.
Five schools in Beauregard Parish received a total of $860. The program was started 27 years ago and in that time schools have earned new textbooks, computers, and playground equipment.
Local schools participating in the program have received:
Starks High, $805; DeQuincy Elementary, $475; DeQuincy Primary, $230; DeQuincy High, $55; South Beauregard High, $125; and Merryville High, $90.
Save Proofs of Purchase from all Community® products. Each one is worth 10¢. It is decided by each school how to spend the earned money, with no strings attached by Community Coffee. Schools must sign up each new school year.
For more information, go to http://www.communitycoffee.com/CashForSchools.