Schuette, The Real McCoy Staff
in the Fort McCoy Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) program
will get additional educational aids to support their learning
activities with the donation of more than 24,000 Campbell’s
Members of the Fort McCoy
Commissary and Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) staff
pose with the Campbell’s certificate points the Commissary won
in a contest and donated to CYSS. From left to right (front row)
are Dana Storkel and Chelsea Doyle, CYSS: (back row) Jessica
Pfaff, Commissary, Cincotta Faye, Steph Preston and Cori Yahnke,
CYSS, and Steve Brown, Fort McCoy Commissary store manager. (Photo
by Jobi Spolum)
Fort McCoy Commissary won the certificate points through a Defense
Commissary Agency (DeCA) contest, said Jessica Pfaff of the Fort McCoy
contest consisted of making a display (submitting a photo) and
increased percentage sales of Campbell’s (soup) and Pepperidge Farm
(Goldfish cracker) products during the two-week contest period. Pfaff
said the Commissary won its sales band (size) category.
enter several similar DeCA contests throughout the year," Pfaff
said. "We haven’t won in this contest before, but we have won
other contests. We like to do whatever we can to support the (CYSS)
program and give back, whenever we can, to the community, in
months ago, the Commissary also donated paper plates to CYSS to allow
the youth to decorate them and display them for Halloween, she said.
Doyle of the CYSS staff said the program was very appreciative to get
the donated certificate points.
had to submit the certificates by December 31 to get the points,"
Doyle said. "We are deciding what types of items to get, and
getting input from the youths who range in age from day care to middle
CYSS program accepts donations of eligible Campbell’s products
year-round. Doyle said eligible products for redemption, include UPCs
from soup labels, beverage caps and bonus certificate points.
"We like to do whatever we can to support the (CYSS)
Fort McCoy Commissary
personnel are unsure what part of the soup labels to donate, they
should donate the entire label, Doyle said. Members of the CYSS 4-H
Torch Club will cut out the appropriate UPC portion of the labels and,
with Doyle’s help, address them to get the points credited for
products can be brought to basket collection points at the Child
Development Center, building 1747, at School Age Services, building
1751, or at the Directorate of Human Resources and Directorate of
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, building 2187. Eligible
items also can be sent via interpost mail to the SAS building,
of the items that can be obtained from the program include art,
classroom accessories, computers and software, video and DVDs, etc.,
was a wonderful holiday gift to get these certificate points,"
she said. "It will get us a lot of educational items. They
definitely will enrich the educational portion of our program."
more information about the program in the Fort McCoy community, call
(608) 388-4373 or go to the Web site http://www.campbellsoup.com/default.aspx.