Don't trash those tabs!  Join us for the 2017 Pop Tab Palooza October 27, 2017. 


That little tab that you use to open your soda makes a BIG difference at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis


Collect Pop Tabs at home, work, school, church or in your community organization, then drop the tabs off at Ronald McDonald House and we'll be happy to recycle them for you. If you live out of town, you may also recycle the tabs yourself and donate the proceeds to the House. 

Awards will be given in the following categories:

School (K-5)

School (6-8)

Group, Organization, Business

Individual (0-16)

Individual (17+)

In 2016, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis received $17,119 from Pop Tabs alone. Tabs are donated from individuals, schools, clubs and businesses.

For more information about our Pop Tab Program click HERE or email poptabpalooza@rmhc-memphis.org.


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The Pop-Tab-Palooza Event 

Each fall, Ronald McDonald House of Memphis asks the community to help “pick up the tab” by collecting pull tabs off soda cans, pet food, canned vegetables etc. and collects them at our annual Pop-Tab-Palooza. 

The pop-tabs are recycled in order to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House.  Collectors should deliver their pop-tabs during this time to be weighed and the top donors are awarded across a variety of categories. There are awards for the most pop-tabs per grade level, age group, and the individual with the most pop-tabs. The local business, organization, or group that donates the most is also awarded. The Pop-Tab-Palooza promotes more community-minded children, supports children and families in need, and helps the environment at the same time. 

Schools click here

For more information about Pop-Tab-Palooza contact Lisa Haguewood, Communications Specialist, at (901) 312-7483 or email poptabpalooza@rmhc-memphis.org.


Congratulations to our 2016 Pop-Tab-Palooza winners!


K-5: Lewisburg Primary School – 391.488 lbs.
6th-8th: Lake Cormorant Middle School – 35.13 lbs.
9th-12th: St. Benedict at Auburndale – 35.51 lbs.

Groups, Organizations, & Businesses
“Prayers for Kayleigh” – 827.47 lbs.

Individuals 0-16
Abigail Hinkie- 270.02 lbs.

Individuals 17+
Casey B. Waterbury – 291.217 lbs.

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