Easy Ways to Help
The TDS Parents’ Association organizes a number of ways for parents to support the school in the local community. Please support our school by utilizing the programs described below.
When Shopping for Groceries:
Join Harris Teeter’s Together in Education Program or (even easier) fill out our form to in order for TDS to sign you up. You may also link your VIC card when you pay at checkout. The school code is 2591. Last year we earned $373 with 52 families participating!
A link-your-discount-card program that will pay cash to TDS when you buy at Kroger. Click HERE to sign in or create a free account to enroll! The school code is 83661. NOTE – you cannot link your Kroger card to TDS in store. Last year we earned $1,752 with 27 families participating!
Box Tops for Education
View a list of products with BoxTops! Send in box tops to your child’s teacher. TDS earns ten cents for each box top. Make collecting (and counting!) easier with this collection sheet! Last year we earned more than $625 for TDS!
New last year, you can buy Whole Foods Gift Cards through the TDS office and we earn 15%. We’ll ask for preorders a few times this fall, and also try to keep a few on hand for your last minute needs. Thanks to the amazing generosity of the Chapel Hill Whole Foods location, these gift cards can be used at any Whole Foods and they do not expire! Last year we earned $2,720 from this program!
When Eating at Restaurants:
Information about Dine-Outs is posted in the Parents’ Association section of the weekly newsletter. Enjoy a cooking-free evening with friends at a local restaurant, and a portion of what you spend is donated to TDS. Last year our dine-outs earned $875 for TDS!
Restaurant Gift Cards
Now you can buy gift cards for your favorite restaurants and earn money for TDS. Popular restaurants include: Applebee’s, Arby’s, Bonefish Grill, Boston Market, Cheesecake Factory, Chili’s, Chipotle, Cracker Barrel, IHOP, Little Caesar’s Pizza, McCormick & Schmick, Noodles & Co, Olive Garden, P.F. Chang’s, Pizza Hut, Red Robin, Ruby Tuesday, Ruth’s Chris, Smashburger, Starbucks, Subway and Texas Roadhouse! TDS sells you these gift cards at full price, (i.e. $50 gift card for $50), and we earn 2%-18% from Scrip. These gift cards do not expire or incur any fees. Please look for details about when/how to order in the weekly newsletter. See Scrip below for our earnings from last year.
When Shopping Online or In-Store:
TDS earns 0.5% of most of your Amazon purchases automatically! AmazonSmile is the program. Simply click HERE or go to smile.amazon.com. Login with your regular Amazon password. Choose Triangle Day School as your charity. Your shopping cart, Wish List, AmazonPrime and other account settings are also the same. Eligible products are marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Last year we earned over $250 for TDS!
Now you can buy gift cards for your favorite retailers, hotels, etc and earn money for TDS. TDS sells you these gift cards at full price, ($50 gift card for $50), and we earn 2%-18% from Scrip. These gift cards do not expire or incur any fees. View a List of Scrips Available for the December 2016 order! Please look for details about when/how to order in the weekly newsletter. Last year we earned nearly $800 for TDS!
On behalf of the Parents’ Association, thank you for supporting these initiatives.