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Cheddar Up surveyed teachers across the nation and grade levels. Here is what we found:

8 out of 10

would like a gift card


1. Restaurant

2. Online Retailer

3. Visa/MC

4. Coffee Shop

5. Grocery Card

Of the teachers surveyed 2 out of 10 would like one of the following:

1. Handwritten Note

2. Money

3. Homemade Crafts

4. Monogrammed Items


Are you a classoom or PTA volunteer?

When you collect money online with Cheddar Up, you’ll enjoy world-class customer support beginning with our team of in-house cheerleaders who can walk you through your first collection. With instant tracking, automatic reminders and simple handoff, we can make your life easy.

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