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Yesterday was a big day in my family, as my five year old son started kindergarten. He has been waiting for this day to come for a long time, and it was one happy and proud boy that I picked up in the afternoon. It looks like both of my sons have gotten great teachers this year, and as most parents know good teachers can mean a world of difference in a child’s education. Del Monte is celebrating the fantastic teachers in our schools with the great Del Monte Teacher Monday: Cash For Teachers promotion.

About the Del Monte Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms promotion
This fall Del Monte will hold its second annual online contest, “Teacher
Monday: Cash for Classrooms.” The program awards cash and fresh fruit to
kindergarten thru 12th grade school teachers across North America to encourage them to incorporate healthy eating and living messages into classroom activities.
Sixty teachers will win a total of $1,000 in cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit for their students. Top winners will also get a Del Monte Fresh Field Day event for their school in which the entire student body will enjoy a day of Del Monte fresh fruit, games and fun activities. Salad bars for schools will also be given away through promotions at supermarkets. 
Encourage your child’s teachers to sign up for the Del Monte Teacher Monday program. 
Go to today for details.
Frugality Is Free has teamed up with Del Monte on a Del Monte giveaway here at Frugality Is Free for the second year. Three readers will each win a total of $25 in Del Monte Gift Certificates to be used towards fresh Del Monte fruit and vegetables (5 x $5 Gift Cards that will scan like a coupon). One of the winners will additionally win a backpack full of school supplies. The winner of the backpack is encouraged to share the school supplies with a teacher in his or her community. 

Win It
Three (3) readers will each win a total of $25 in Del Monte Gift Certificates, and the first winner drawn will also win a back pack filled with school supplies.
Giveaway Closed: 
Winners will be announced at the Giveaway Winners page

Mandatory Entry (1 Entry)
Tell me about your favorite teacher (from your childhood or one of your children’s teachers): Why is he or she your favorite teacher?

Bonus Entries 
To increase your chances of winning, do any of the following and then leave a comment on this post telling me what you did. Each comment is equal to one entry, so make sure to leave a separate comment for every entry.
( Make sure to leave your email in the comment, 
or have it available at your profile page.) 
Make sure to do the mandatory entry!
  •  1 Entry visit and return to tell me about something you have learned from the website.
  • 1 Entry for each method  Follow Del Monte on Facebook and Twitter.
  • 1 Entry for each method Friend JRFrugalMom on Facebook, Follow Frugality Is Free on Google Friend Connect, Facebook and/or Twitter.
  • 1 Entry per giveaway entered- Enter any other current giveaway at any of my blogs (You can see all giveaways in the sidebar) 
  • 1 Entry per comment Comment on any non-giveaway posts here at Frugality Is Free (up to 3 entries)
  • 1 Entry for each – Like my other blogs on Facebook: Florida Free and Frugal, My Best Printable Coupons or The Aldi Spot
  • 3 Entries – 1 entry per method Subscribe to Frugality Is Free emails 
  • 1 Entry – 1 entry per tweet and/or facebook post- Tweet about this giveaway or post about it on facebook, make sure to leave a direct link. (Each can be done daily)

3 Winners! Win $25 in @DelMonteFresh Gift Certificates @JRFrugalMom  #teacher Monday #giveaway

This giveaway will end Wednesday September 21st at 10 p.m. EST. 

The giveaway is open to U.S. residents 18 years old or older. I will chose the winner via, and the winner will be notified by e-mail. Make sure to leave your email, or have your contact available on your blogger profile. The winner will have 48 hours to respond, and if there is no response another winner will be chosen. 

Disclosure: I received a complimentary Del Monte gift certificates for the purpose of writing a review and hosting a giveaway. No monetary compensation has been received, and any opinions expressed above are based solely on my experience with the Del Monte brand and products.

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