BETHANY FENWICK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Millsboro Teachers Receive $282 Donation from SONIC Drive-In America’s Drive-In®

Representatives from FNCB present an $8,000 Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donation to Wyoming Seminary. The donation will be used to provide scholarship assistance to students attending the Lower, Middle and Upper School campuses. L-R: Joseph Ea   FNCB

Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on July 2.

OKLAHOMA CITY (June 27, 2019) – This May, SONIC® Drive-In recognized incredible teachers and the contributions they make to education as a part of its Limeades for Learning initiative in partnership with nonprofit partner, With the goal of helping teachers obtain much-needed classroom supplies and learning resources, SONIC launched a donation match in honor of Teacher Appreciation Month and gave two teachers in Millsboro, Delaware $282.

In total, SONIC donated $1.2 million matching donations made to SONIC Teacher projects in May. As a result, SONIC rewarded two entrepreneurial teacher lead projects at one school in the Millsboro community, including:

  • Wendy Joseph at East Millsboro Elementary School for the project “Comfy Seats to Help Me Learn!”
  • Wendy Joseph at East Millsboro Elementary School for the project “Comfy Seats to Help Me Learn: Part 2”
“SONIC fans who love teachers responded incredibly during Teacher Appreciation Month and we were delighted to support 3,937 teachers and their students across the country,” said Christi Woodworth, vice president of public relations for SONIC. “Each year, teachers spend hundreds of their own dollars to support their students, and with Limeades for Learning, SONIC and our fans made that burden a bit lighter. We celebrate and thank teachers for the incredible work they do to bring learning to life in creative and fun ways for their students.”

SONIC provides essential funds needed for learning materials and innovative techniques for teachers to inspire creativity and learning through Limeades for Learning, the brand’s national award-winning cause marketing campaign. Since 2009, SONIC has donated $13.1 million, supported 33,177 classrooms, and provided necessary learning materials and teaching resources requested by teachers to impact 995,310 students in partnership with

While Teacher Appreciation Month is celebrated in May, SONIC supports teachers year-round. Visit for updates on contributions, future donation matches, how to get involve and explore public school teacher projects in the Millsboro community in need of support. Teachers can become SONIC Teachers and submit projects through nonprofit partner for a chance to receive funding.

About Sonic:

Sonic, founded in 1953, is the largest drive-in restaurant brand in the United States with more than 3,600 restaurants. Sonic is part of the Inspire Brands family of restaurants. For more information, visit and

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