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J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School

A Ministry of St. Ambrose Parish

SCRIP

Cosgriff SCRIP Fundraiser – 2016/2017 School Year

What is SCRIP?

SCRIP is a term that means “substitute money”.  When you purchase SCRIP, you are purchasing negotiable gift certificates and prepaid cards that are used just like cash. SCRIP allows you to generate revenue for the school by making regular household purchases you would make anyway. Groceries, clothing, coffee, toys, gifts, even gasoline can be purchased with SCRIP. SCRIP is purchased at a discount by Cosgriff and then sold to you at face value. There is no additional cost to you.

SCRIP Requirement

SCRIP for the 2016/2017 school year is an all-school participation program; each family is obligated to purchase $2,500 during the school year (July 1, 2016 through May 15, 2017).  Families who wish to opt out of the program can do so for a tax deductible fee of $250.

SCRIP Participation Options

SCRIP options for the 2016/2017 school year are:

A – I will buy SCRIP at the table/ online. I agree to purchase $2,500 worth of cards by 15 May 2017. I understand that if I do not purchase a total of $2,500 of SCRIP from the school that my tuition account will be assessed 10% of my un-purchased SCRIP balance.

B – I will buy SCRIP via Monthly Standing Order. I wish to set up a Monthly Standing Order under which I agree to purchase at least $2,500 worth of SCRIP over a 10-month period beginning in August 2016.

C – I choose to opt out of the SCRIP Program and will pay MONTHLY. I understand that the $250 opt out fee will be withdrawn from my tuition account in $25.00 increments over a 10 month period beginning in August 2016.

D – I choose to opt out of the SCRIP Program and will pay IN FULL. I will pay the opt out fee of $250 in full.

Order Entry

Cosgriff families are required to enter orders on ShopWithScrip.com. Each family is assigned a user ID and password for the site. Order entry and status, purchase history and other details are easily accessed on this site. ALL COSGRIFF FAMILY SCRIP ORDERS WILL REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF THE ORDER CONFIRMATION FORM FROM THE SHOPWITHSCRIP.COM WEBSITE. Cosgriff Grandparents and other supporters can make use of this order entry process as well; contact the SCRIP Chair at scrip@cosgriff.org to have an account created.

What Types of SCRIP Cards are Available?

Plastic Gift Cards: Plastic gift cards are physical gift cards or paper certificates that you purchase. On hand cards can be picked up at the SCRIP Table; all other cards are special order cards and are available the next Wednesday when ordered by Wednesday.

Reload/ ReloadNow: Some retailers offer the option to add funds to an existing plastic gift card. The card must have been purchased from Cosgriff to be eligible for reload. If your order is paid for online with PrestoPay by 1:30 p.m. MST (Monday-Friday) on normal business days, your funds will be avilable by the next morning. If you pay for your relaoad order by check, your funds will be available by the morning after your Coordinator releases the order (Cosgriff 2016/17 release days are Wednesdays). Reload orders placed after 1:30 p.m. MST Friday will process Monday evening and funds will be available Tuesday morning.

ScripNow/eGifts:  Some retailers also offer the option of ordering and printing electronic gift cards (eCards) right from home. Your ScripNow eCard will be delivered directly to your ShopWithScrip.com acocount in minutes when you pay with PrestoPay (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). You can print the certicate for use at retail store location, copy and paste the code at checkout for an online purchase, or send the eCard as a gift to any email address. If you pay for your ScripNow order by check, your ScripNow eCard will be delivered minutes after your Coordinator realeases your order (Cosgriff 2016/17 realease days are Wednesdays).

Purchasing SCRIP

There are many different ways to purchase SCRIP:

SCRIP Table Purchases: The SCRIP Table operates Wednesdays before school. You can purchase physical cards by submitting your ShopWithScrip.com order confirmation + payment.

SCRIP Box Orders: Your ShopWithScrip.com Order Confirmation + payment can be left in the secure SCRIP Box in the office or in the preschool.

Yellow Bag Orders: Yellow Bags are availble to send the ShopWithScrip.com Order Confirmation + payment to school with your student.

Monthly Standing Orders: You may sign up for a Monthly Standing Order by completing the required paperwork and providing your bank account information. Your bank account wil be debited on the 15th of the month or the next business day if the 15th falls on a non-banking day. Your order will be available the 16th, or the next school day.

Grandparent Orders: Grandparents can submit a special Grandparent Order From in the office. If Grandparents are interested in using a shopwithscrip.com account, please contact the SCRIP Chair for set up (email scrip@cosgriff.org).

MySCRIPWallet Purchases: You can purchase SCRIP on the go using this app installed on your mobile device with payment via PrestoPay. Access the “MySCRIPWallet Mobile” link to the left for more information.

Purchases can be paid with check, cash, or PrestoPay. All checks should be made payable to “Cosgriff SCRIP”.

Please note that any bank fees associated with a check returned for non-sufficient funds will be passed on to the issuer of the check.

Additional notes about SCRIP Cards

Please treat your SCRIP cards like cash.  Cosgriff cannot replace lost or stolen cards.

Please order carefully because SCRIP cards cannot be returned.

If wanting to use SCRIP cards for online purchases, check with retailer first for terms and conditions of online purchases.

SCRIP @ the SCRIP Table

The SCRIP Table located inside the west entry doors near the gym is open every Wednesday morning from 8:00 to 8:25. Stop by to submit orders & pick up on hand cards, pick up special orders or monthly orders, or to ask questions.

REMEMBER: EVERY ORDER CONFIRMATION MUST BE PRESENTED WITH PAYMENT IN ORDER TO RECEIVE/ ORDER CARDS. Cards on hand @ the SCRIP Table every Wednesday are:

DAN’S  $100 & $250

FRESH MARKET  $100 & $250

HARMON’S  $100 & $250

SPROUTS  $100

WHOLE FOODS  $100

DENNIS UNIFORM  $20

LANDS END  $25

STARBUCKS  $10 & $25

TUTORING TOY  $25

ALL OTHER CARDS ARE SPECIAL ORDER CARDS

Orders Place by WEDNESDAY will be ready for pick up the Next WEDNESDAY.

Questions?

Please contact SCRIP Chair Kristin Cowan via email: scrip@cosgriff.org.