Thank A Teacher: Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11! (Sponsored Advertising)

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 7 – 11. The Virginia Lottery “Thank A Teacher” initiative aims to send as many thank-you notes as possible to K-12 public school teachers in the Commonwealth.   

The Virginia Lottery encourages the public to help them brighten a teacher's day. All it takes is a few minutes! Visit to send an electronic thank you not to a teacher you value!  

Qualifying teachers who receive a thank you note can go to the lottery’s website and enter for a chance to win one of two amazing Virginia Vacations, courtesy of the Virginia Tourism Corporation!  

Many retailers statewide have joined the initiative and are hosting thank-you note writing stations at their stores. Go to to find out the exact locations and dates.    

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