BSES students pull for the Ronald McDonald House

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BSES students pull for the Ronald McDonald House

Pictured is Mrs. Linda Dennie’s Second Grade Class with the pop tabs that they have collected. Submitted by Christie Roach

Bethel Springs Elementary School students are participating in the Pop Tab program to support the Ronald McDonald House. The little seemingly insignificant tab you pull to open your aluminum cans helps the Ronald McDonald House. It provides a safe and comfortable place that families can call “home” while their children recover in nearby hospitals.

The Pop Tab program is an environmentally smart, community friendly program which focuses on separating the pull tab from the aluminum beverage cans. The tab is a higher grade of aluminum than the can, resulting in a higher dollar return per pound than cans.

The pop tabs are recycled and the proceeds go directly to families in need who are staying at the house. Anyone and everyone can collect pop tabs! It’s easy, fun, and a great project for schools and community groups. If you would like to help the Ronald McDonald House, pull your tabs and drop them off at Bethel Springs Elementary School.

Fun Facts about Pull Tabs!

1 pull tab=1 inch 1,000,000 pull tabs=790 pounds

12 pull tabs=1 foot 1,578,044,160 pull tabs=1 trip

63,360 pull tabs=1 mile around the earth

1,267 pull tabs= 1 pound