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Garrett Popcorn Shop is partnering with its fans and Black Ensemble Theater for Black History Month in February as part of its Garrett Cares charitable initiative.

Garrett will donate 10 percent of all Tin sales* during the month of February to Black Ensemble Theater. The funds will support the Strengthening the School Through Theater Arts, a program that serves students, their parents and teachers in inner-city elementary schools through training in the theater arts. It enables students to increase their cognitive skills development; it equips teachers with strategies to improve classroom management; and empowers parents to help their children become avid learners.

“The mission of the Black Ensemble Theater is to eradicate racism and its damaging effects upon our society through the utilization of theater arts.  BE is the only theater in the nation whose mission is to eradicate racism. Black Ensemble Theater achieves its mission through its productions, bringing races together in a community which embraces similarities and fosters dialogue, understanding and acceptance and its Educational Outreach Programs providing transformative arts programming that serve more than 14,000 inner-city youth annually. The donation by Garrett through the generosity of fans has made a significant impact over the years, and it’s through partnerships like this that we can help thousands of children transform into positive productive and successful adults.”

Jackie Taylor, Founder and Executive Director of Black Ensemble Theater
Garrett Mix
1 Gallon Signature Blue Tin of Garrett Mix

"As a Black Ensemble Theater board member and avid theatergoer, it is an honor to contribute to this incredible organization. In addition to our Black History Month campaign, this is an exciting month for BE with the opening of My Brother's Keeper, The Story of the Nicholas Brothers; and the run of Urban Love Story (The Anti-Violence Play) for 7th - 12th grade students."

Scott Schroeder, Garrett Popcorn Shops Chief Brand Officer

Fill any Garrett Tin design and size with any recipe, all of which are handcrafted in small batches throughout the day, including the world famous Garrett Mix®, a combination of CaramelCrisp® and CheeseCorn starting at $33 for a 1 Gallon Tin. Other Signature Recipes include CaramelCrisp®, CheeseCorn, Buttery, Plain, Almond CaramelCrisp®, Pecan CaramelCrisp® and Cashew CaramelCrisp®.

To learn more about Black Ensemble Theater visit

*February 1 – 28, 2017. U.S. sales only, up to $20,000.


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