The Hy-Vee Cash 4 Students program is simple. Just save your receipts and earn money for your favorite school. For every $200 saved, $1 is earned. This year, Hy-Vee handed out over $106,000 to 92 area schools that took part in the program.

Since the program's inception back in 2012, Hy-Vee has donated over $643,000 to area schools. Not bad for simply saving your receipts and turning them in! This year's top-earning school was Trinity Luthern School. They received a check from Hy-Vee for $7,051.64.

The money earned through the Cash 4 Students program is used by schools for special projects and other programs. Each school can decide what the money goes towards. And in this day and age of budget crunching, every dollar helps!

If you missed out on the opportunity to help your local school this year, the Cash 4 Students program will continue. The collection time for next year's program continues through May 31, 2019. Start saving those receipts!

 

[via Gazette]