Big Lots is turning to America to determine the 37 winners in this year’s Lots2Give video contest by voting online for their favorite video. The contest is part of the fifth-annual Lots2Give program launched by Big Lots to help schools in need of financial support across America.
Big Lots asked participating schools to put their creativity to the test by submitting a short video and brief essay explaining why their school is in need of financial support. Cash prizes include 30 $2,000 third-place prizes, four $5,000 second-place prizes, two $10,000 first-place prizes and one $20,000 grand prize.
Other Seminole County schools competing for prizes include Casselberry Elementary and Layer Elementary in Longwood.
Now through July 8, the public can vote for their favorite video entries up to three times a day by visiting www.biglots.com/lots2give.
Those votes will determine the schools that will share $120,000 in cash prizes.
“The Lots2Give program allows us to connect with schools in need of financial support across the country,” said Steve Fishman, chairman, chief executive officer and president. “We invite America to join us in selecting the winners of our Lots2Give video contest and promoting an important cause.”
In addition to the Lots2Give video contest, participating schools will be the recipients of an in-store donation program. Customers can help selected schools by donating $1 or $5 at participating Big Lots stores through July 8.
One hundred percent of donations will go to participating schools.
Winners for the contest will be announced Aug. 11.
For additional information and to vote for your favorite video, please visit www.biglots.com/lots2give.