Grocery Store Cards
Supermarket gift cards are available for ShopRite, Wegmans, Foodtown and Stop and Shop. Cards are available in denominations of $25, $50 and $100. School parents are eligible to enroll in an automatic program whereby they are notified once (or twice) a month that their cards are available in the school office.
Those who do not have children in Saint Jerome School can easily participate by sending an e-mail to Melissa Matier at firstname.lastname@example.org with your order. Arrangements can then be made to pick up the cards at either the school office or the rectory office. Payment can be cash or a check made payable to St. Jerome PTA . The participating supermarkets discount the card cost to the school by 5%. The purchaser receives the full face value of the card. This program is ongoing 12 months a year.
Scrip is Fundraising While You Shop
The Scrip Program runs twice a year and includes many chain restaurants, fast food establishments, department stores and many of the specialty stores found in the malls. A full list of participating stores can be found on www.glscrip.com . By simply planning ahead on everyday purchases like groceries, gas, restaurants, clothes, entertainment and home repair, the average family can earn at least $11 a week. That modest number adds up quickly - over $500 a year for an average family is not unusual. The percentages earned by the school vary according to the specific business, but generally average 8%. The first round of "scrip" is usually held in mid to late November and the second round in late April or May.
Anyone interested in helping the school by participating should send an e-mail to email@example.com and you will be provided with order forms when they are available. A check made payable to St. Jerome PTA must accompany the order. Gift cards will normally be available for pickup at the school office or rectory office within a week of the ordering deadline.