MASS SAVE “Save Energy Save Dinero” Program Highlights
- Students will meet Leticia Colon de Mejias, author of the Dinero The Frog Learns to Save Energy Book, as well as, participate in a live educational performance that is interactive and educationally appropriate for grades K-5.
- The educational performance is tailored to your students’ ages and size of your group.
- Your school can participate in an energy efficient light bulb fundraiser to earn prizes and money for your school’s needs. The students’ never touch the bulbs and the fundraiser is completed in cookie fundraiser style.
- Best of all YOUR SCHOOL KEEPS ALL OF THE MONEY raised from the bulb sale fundraiser! The students offer bulbs for purchase to family and friends (no door to door). This is an opportunity for the students to teach family and friends about the importance of energy conservation. The bulbs will reduce energy consumption, lower electric bills and reduce your community’s carbon footprint. Order forms and payment are collected and bulbs are delivered to your school for pick up by an adult ( just like cookies or cookie dough fundraisers).
- Students will receive Dinero the Frog Learns to Save Energy Book, an educational book which includes energy conservation lessons which align with the National Core Standards, a glossary of definitions, details on how to save energy at home, science based energy education, conservation tools and knowledge, access to the Green Eco Warrior website, videos, educational tools, and articles.
The Green Eco Warrior Community Outreach Program (Dinero Street Team) provides onsite sustainability education for youth and families at community based events and schools. Invite the Green Eco Warriors to present at your school, call 860-993-0714 to reserve your presentation today!
This letter is in support for the Green Eco Warriors Save Energy, Save Dinero Challenge. Our teachers felt the presentation was exceptional. They felt that the topic of energy conservation was delivered in a clear and engaging format for our K through 5th grade students. The Green Eco Warriors were enthusiastic and compelling and kept 100% of the student’s attention. Our students were very excited to be so involved in the presentation. Many hands were raised to ask and answer questions. Some children had the chance to participate on stage. The book that accompanied the presentation became an immediate learning tool in many classrooms that same day. Berkshire Trail Elementary School is grateful to have the chance to participate in this energy conservation fundraiser. The ideas of environmental conservation fit very well with our curriculum. Saving energy is one way our students know to help preserve the natural beauty and environment of Western Mass. We hope to have the Green Eco Warriors back again next year. Respectfully Yours, Geri Pollard Berkshire Trail Elementary...read more
I am writing on behalf of the Sanderson Academy PTO in Ashfield, MA to recommend the Save Energy Dinero WMECO Fundraiser. The group was easy to work with for the logistics of the program. The children enjoyed the presentation and the book and learned a lot about saving energy. It was one of our most successful fundraisers! They offer great and useful products at a reasonable price and we received 100% of the sales. Please consider working with this program. I recommend it as a very easy, educational and successful fundraiser. Thank you. Sincerely, Mandi Summers President Sanderson Academy PTO...read more
“The MASS SAVE – Dinero The Frog presentation by Leticia Colon De Mejias and Green Eco Warriors was phenomenal!!!!!! The children were totally engaged! The materials were current, scientific and the storyline was crafted in a super fun way to get children to participate! I am entirely thankful for myself and my students to have participated in such a program.” – Nina Sartori- Elias Brookings School Science...read more
September 23rd- Northfield Elementary school’s sixth grade class welcomed the Green Eco Warriors to their school. Leticia Colon de Mejias taught students about energy, where it comes from, and sustainability. Students were engaged answering questions and learning the Green Eco Warrior theme song. Each child received a free copy of the book “Dinero the Frog Learns to Save Energy” and fundraising materials. Northfield Elementary will receive 100% of the proceeds earned from this free MASS SAVE program. The students of Northfield Elementary will be using their proceeds to go on a class trip white water rafting. The Save Energy Save Dinero program and fundraiser provides the opportunity to learn and earn money for your...read more
September 4th- MASS SAVE and Western Massachusetts Electric kicked off their live performance and fundraiser at Farmington River school. Students were excited to learn from latina author Leticia Colon de Mejias with her characters Dinero the Frog and the Phantom Draw. This free program teaches students about energy sustainability and conservation. At the conclusion of the performance students receive a free copy of the book “Dinero the Frog Learns to Save Energy” and fundraising materials. The fundraiser is a light bulb sale and 100% of the proceeds go directly to the...read more
On May 22nd The Green Eco Warriors brought the Save Energy Save Dinero Challenge to two hundred and fifty students at Tatham School in West Springfield. The Challenge sponsored by Mass Save and Western Mass Electric begins with a free live educational performance that informs students on how they can become Green Eco Warriors by making small behavioral changes at home. The children were able to learn from Leticia Colon de Mejias President of the Green Eco Warriors and author of “Dinero the Frog Learns to Save Energy”. Special guests Dinero the Frog and the Phantom Draw encouraged students to be proactive and use their energy saving knowledge to sell energy star lighting and power strips for their school’s fundraiser. 100% of the fundraiser profits will go directly to their school. To schedule this unique program at your school call 860 993 0714 or email firstname.lastname@example.org....read more
On May 19th Stearns Elementary School participated in a fundraiser where the school will keep 100% of the lighting sales. As part of the educational kick off event Two hundred and forty students participated in an entertaining educational live performance. The performance educates students on energy sustainability and conservation by engaging the children through participation and humor. Dinero the Frog and the Phantom Draw, characters that educate about saving energy at home, helped students learn what they can do to save the planet and be Green Eco Warriors. Each child received a Dinero the Frog Learns to Save Energy book provided by Mass Save and Western electric. To participate in this exciting program call the Green Eco Warriors at 860 993 0714 or email email@example.com...read more
May 12 “You all can be Green Eco Warriors!” A powerful message brought to Berkshire Trail School by Western Mass Electric, Mass Save, and the Green Eco Warriors. Leticia Colon de Mejias President of the Green Eco Warriors taught that to be a Green Eco Warrior all you need to do is make small behavioral changes to better effect the planet and share your knowledge with others. This is the main theme of the Save Energy Save Dinero Challenge™ a program that consists of a live performance and fundraiser that 100% of the profits go directly to the school. The live performance engages students by using comical characters and student interaction. The program concludes with a pledge to be a Green Eco Warrior and each student receives a free book Dinero the Frog Learns to Save Energy. To participate in this free Mass Save and Western Mass program please call 860 993 0714 or email...read more
May 1st the Green Eco Warriors with Mass Save and Western Mass Electric presented a live performance and fundraiser to Talmadge Elementary in Springfield. This program is the Save Energy Save Dinero Challenge a unique program that teaches students about saving energy through a fun live performance with engaging characters such as Dinero the Frog. Dinero is passionate about sharing his knowledge of saving energy and the planet. A popular character in this presentation is the Phantom Draw Dinero’s nemesis the Phantom draws energy from your home when we forget to switch it off. Students join in on the battle between these characters by selling energy efficient bulbs. The sale of these products not only reduces energy usage to defeat the Phantom but 100% of the money earned goes directly to the school. To participate in this exciting opportunity call 860 993 0714 or email firstname.lastname@example.org...read more
On Friday April 18th Sanderson Academy began their participation in the Save Energy Save Dinero Challenge ™. Students learned the importance of energy sustainability and how they can become energy ambassadors by making simple changes such as turning off the lights when they leave the room. Leticia Colon de Mejias of the Green Eco Warriors informed each student that their greatest power is their minds. The program teaches youth that the future is in their hands. The Phantom Draw, an energy stealing nemesis of the Warriors, made an appearance during the performance. Mass Save and Western Massachusetts Electric are providing this exciting program to schools in the WEMCO territory. Along with the performance students will participate in a bulb sale fundraiser. All proceeds from the fundraiser go directly to the school. To bring this educational fundraising program to your school call 860 993 0714 or email email@example.com...read more