The $25,000 donation to Withrow University High School marks the partnership’s commitment to ensuring school sports can thrive in local communities
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Being part of a community means making a positive impact and giving back. For the first time, Tony the Tiger® and Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes® Mission Tiger™ have teamed up with The Kroger Co.® to fund $25,000 in classroom projects via education nonprofit DonorsChoose to support middle school sports programs in Kroger’s backyard and help kids from Cincinnati’s Withrow University High School play like tigers.
Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes and Tony the Tiger joined Kroger at their annual Wellness Festival to surprise Withrow University High School with a donation that will support their middle school sports programs. Not only is it a GR-R-REAT coincidence that their mascot is a tiger, but educators at Withrow also have a track record of going above and beyond for their students to ensure they can play sports. But with youth sports programs often at risk due to budget constraints, Mission Tiger and Kroger wanted to help and give this deserving school a boost to keep kids in the game.
“Middle school sports keep kids active, foster friendships and teach lessons for life, and are also a huge part of what makes being a kid so fun,” said Rob Shewmakersr. director sales at Kellogg Company. “When we learned that middle school sports are disappearing, we knew we …