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New Student and Teacher Reward Program, Grades4Life to Launch Social Media Platform Offering Discounts with National Retail Partners

Innovative New Rewards Concept Use Socially Conscious Volunteerism and G.P.A to Motivate Youth

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Grades4Life (G4L), a web based social media platform organization is set to implement the first of its kind incentive program launching August 30th from 4pm-6pm at The Emaginations Enrichment Center at 64 Stelton Rd, Piscataway Township NJ 08854.  The launch event will host parents, students, teachers, and businesses and will introduce the Grades4Life team as well as debut a test run of how to use the website to promote academic achievements. Intended for Kindergarten through 12thgrades the platform designed to motivate students to perform well in school through a point system based on good grades and positive social achievements, the G4L mission serves to have a more well-rounded effect on our youth and teachers.

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The incentives to perform well in school and participate in socially conscious causes such as Pay-It-Forward, Anti-Bullying, and volunteerism will provide discounts and other offers to be redeemed at local and national retail partners for both students and educators. Each good grade described as an 'A' or 'B' and constructive communal activity counts towards prizes, discounts, and other rewards.

"In our society we constantly emphasize the importance of good grades and building good character, therefore I believe that it is our responsibility to develop initiatives that reward and encourage these achievements.  I created Grades4Life because I wanted to build a platform that brings together businesses, teachers, parents, and students all in the name of education.  By working together we can create change," stated Grades 4 Life founder, Chris Johnson. By partnering with retailers, G4L acts as an external rewards program for businesses by introducing new customers and driving traffic to retail outlets where points can be redeemed. Students can also earn points when shopping within the G4L business network.

Some of the highlights of the social launch mixer include: an introduction to our business partners, engagement with the community, 3 months free trial for all who attend, gifts and prizes, games, and more.  This free event will be open to the community however seating is limited. For more information please visit To support our campaign please visit and search for The Grades4Life Project.  . All press and media please contact: Shay Brown, Royal Kingdom PR at 206-203-1818 or via email [email protected].

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Who: Grades 4 Life

What: Social Media Student Rewards Discount Program Launch

When: August 30, 2014 4pm-6pm

Where: Emaginations Enrichment Center

Contact: Chris Johnson, [email protected]

Press/Media: Shay Brown, [email protected]                                                                                                                           

Grades 4 Life (G4L) is a point based social media platform that has teamed up with businesses and organizations to implement incentives for Kindergarten through 12th graders based on good grades and positive social achievements. The mission of Grades 4 Life is to promote hard work, leadership, character, and education as a priority in collaboration with socially conscious activities such as Anti-Bullying, Pay-It-Forward, and volunteerism that reward , encourage, and inspire students for their accomplishments through discounts with retail partners nationwide. G4L was designed to motivate students to perform well in school, encourage our educators to continue providing quality education for our students, and stem economic growth by acting as an external rewards program for sponsors and partners.                                                                 

Media Contact: Shay Brown, Royal Kingdom PR, 9012977048, [email protected]

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