Cheerios will send you free wildflower seeds to save bees

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (WCMH) — Cheerios is featuring its Honey-Nut Cheerios mascot “Buzz” in an effort to boost global bee populations.

According to CNN, the company is partnering with Veseys Seeds and is pledging to send out 100-million wildflower seeds.

Anyone interested in helping with the “hashtag bring-back-the-bees campaign” can sign up on the cheerios website to receive 100 free seeds.

Recipients are asked to plant them in a bee-friendly area.

The company’s website notes that bee populations, a crucial pollinator for world food supplies, have been declining in recent years. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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