Clipping boxtops and labels can provide schools with cash and equipment.
Over the past several years local schools have benefited from the "Boxtops for Education" program offered by General Mills, receiving cash for boxtops collected from hundreds of General Mills products.
Here are several programs which provide cash or equipment to schools and their contact information:
General Mills Boxtops for Education
Campbell's Labels for Education
Tyson Foods, Inc. ProjectAPlus
Nestle Go Play labels
Wal-Mart Kids Recycle Challenge