Sacred Heart School SCRIP
SCRIP is Fundraising While You Shop!
What is Scrip?
Scrip is simply a term that means “substitute money.” Scrip fundraising is a
NO-SELLING program that allows families to raise money for
their school by using gift cards (scrip) to pay for everyday purchases.
How does it work?
Families order gift cards from their school and pay face value. Then, the
school orders the gift cards from Great Lakes Scrip Center for less than
face value (based on the discount given by the retailer.) The school keeps
the difference (rebate) as the means of the fundraiser.
What cards are available? Can they be used at local businesses?
Gift cards are available for almost every “popular” nationwide retailer/restaurant
frequented by most families including several businesses in the Falls City area such
as Shopko, RadioShack, Subway, & Pizza Hut. Local retailers can and will also be
added to the school’s scrip program.
What does a family have to do to buy cards?
There are two main ways families can purchase their scrip cards: 1) paper order form 2)
registering at www.shopwithscrip.com
and ordering online. The advantage to being signed up online is the ability to use the ScripNow
and Reload options (instant download eCards). Either way, families can purchase their cards by
cash or check. Families taking advantage of shopwithscrip have the option to use PrestoPay,
which is just like using paypal or a debit card. All plastic cards ordered will be shipped to
the school while ScripNow cards and Reloadable cards are instant downloads and can be printed
How often will cards be ordered? Will the school have cards on hand for purchase?
The school will be on a regular schedule of ordering cards once a week. Currently the plan is
to place the order on Mondays by noon. The typical turnaround is three days. If cards are
ordered Monday, they should arrive Wednesday. The purpose of keeping the number of total
orders (all family’s orders combined) to a minimum is the fact that the only charge to the
school is the shipping of the cards. Therefore, the fewer number of shipments means a larger
profit margin for the school. The school will always have a few cards on hand in the office,
but this will be a very minimal amount to a very small number of merchants so that the fundraising
profit isn’t kept tied up in inventory. Planning ahead and taking advantage of the ScripNow
program are the answers to always having access to the needed scrip card. Special orders can
be submitted for large quantities.
Want to Learn More?
To learn more visit www.shopwithscrip.com
Setting up a Family SCRIP Account
- Go to www.shopwithscrip.com.
Click on CREATE ACCOUNT in the green box labeled FAMILY SIGN
UP NOW. Simply fill out the registration form and submit.
- At some point the Sacred Heart Enrollment code will need to be entered to link the family
account with the school. This code is 8BEDAA9135284.
- To explore what cards are available click on the SHOP link.
Browse by categories, search for brands, or open the PDF file that lists the cards.
Placing An Order
- Once a family is signed up online, placing an order is simple. Click on Shop. Select
the items wished to be purchased. Add to cart. Orders can be purchased by paying Sacred
Heart Scrip with cash or check or through the family’s established PrestoPay account.
- To be able to purchase ScripNow or to Reload cards
the family must be signed up with PRESTOPAY, which will automatically
debit the purchase total from the family’s bank account which has been securely set up
with GLSCRIP. This does take at least 2 days to set up as GLSCRIP verifies the account
belongs to the family by depositing two small amounts in the account. The family then
verifies the amounts and receives and activation code which allows the school’s scrip
coordinator to activate the account. All of these steps are done to add an extra layer
of security for the families.
- ScripNow is an eCard version that allows families to purchase the
available scrip cards online and instantly download them. These eCards can be printed
for personal use or even emailed as gifts.
- Reload allows certain cards to be automatically reloaded with money.
This is a great way to provide funds to kids while they are away from home and need money.
- For those not comfortable with placing an order online, a paper form is available.
They are available in the school office.
For more information visit www.shopwithscrip.com
Preprinted information is also available in the school office.
- Regular Scrip order schedule will resume on Monday, January 7. Orders are due in
the Sacred Heart office, with payment, by noon on Monday to be included in the
- Families signed up online with Presto Pay may continue to order ScripNow and card
reloads throughout the Christmas vacation.
- ScripNow e-cards can be sent to any valid email address and can be scheduled in
advance. ScripNow cards paid with Presto Pay are available to print or email within
minutes. ScripNow cards paid with check/cash will be released to print or email with
regularly scheduled orders. (Mondays at noon.)
- Original gift card must be purchased through Scrip and must have been purchased after
the date specified by each merchant upon choosing reload option.
- Families must be registered online with shopwithscrip.com and have a valid email
address to use the reload option.
- Current list of reloadable cards can be found at
on SHOP button at the top of the page, then click the RELOAD icon.
- The following is a partial list of reloadable cards:
||Banana Republic/Old Navy/Gap
|Bath & Body Works
||Buffalo Wild Wings