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Julie Taylor, Ava R1, To Share in Donation from Sonic Drive-In

Tenth annual Limeades for Learning campaign brings funding to local classrooms 

OKLAHOMA CITY – SONIC® Drive-In a longtime supporter of public school teachers through its Limeades for Learning® program, completed its 10th annual Fall Voting campaign last month with donations going directly to Ava School District R1 classrooms.

“Through Limeades for Learning, teachers from all over the country can submit project requests to philanthropic partner for the classroom resources they need to create an inspiring learning environment for their students,” said Christi Woodworth, vice president for public relations for SONIC. “SONIC is proud to support public school teachers like those in the Ava School District R1, who make a positive impact in their students’ lives and in their communities every day.” 

In Ava, Julie Taylor and the Bear Necessities, Weekend Backpack Program was chosen to receive funds. 

During the Fall Voting campaign, which took place Oct. 1 to 28, 2018, SONIC fans voted daily for projects at Each week, teacher projects that earned the most votes received a piece of SONIC’s $1 million donation. Projects ranged from materials like books, flexible seating, and art supplies to robotics kits and Chromebooks, reflecting the innovative learning solutions teachers provide to their students. 

Ava High School received a total donation of $588.33 as part of the tenth annual Fall Voting campaign. 

For a full list of public school teachers whose projects were funded through Limeades for Learning, including those in the Ava School District R1, visit