Scrip Cards

If you haven’t yet gotten into the “scrip habit,” now is a good time to sign up! This fundraiser is very effective in helping build up those trip accounts, especially if you use it regularly to pay for things you are buying anyway, like groceries and gas!

To enroll or ask any questions, e-mail Scrip Cards Coordinator, Amy Fowler at scrip.cards@jetband.org.

Scrip is an ongoing Band Booster fundraiser.  Band Booster members can help support the band and contribute to their child’s band trip account without spending any additional money.  You just have to change the way you pay for purchases.  Instead of paying with your credit card, cash or check, you buy the Scrip Card for a specific retailer in advance and then make your purchases with it.  You can shop at retailers you usually patronize and spend what you normally do.

See more details here on Shop With Scrip.

Parents will purchase “Scrip” (similar to gift cards or gift certificates) from the Band Boosters for the face value of the card and spend it with retailers where they get credit for the full face value.

The Band Boosters receive a discount from the retailers at the time the purchase of the Scrip Card is made.  For example, you buy a $100 Randall’s gift card through the Scrip program, you pay $100 for it, and it is worth $100 when you use it to shop at Randall’s.  The Boosters get a 9% discount on the card, and the $9 saved is applied 100% to your child’s band trip account.  The discount varies by retailer, so check the Scrip retailer list for that rate.  Some retailers also run  “specials” from time to time where cards purchased that month will have a higher discount rate than normal.

Check the list of retailers you can purchase Scrip Cards for.

Below is the monthly schedule for 2018-2019.

Order Placed Estimated Delivery Date
July 23rd July 27th
August 6th August 10th
August 20st August 24th
September 3th September 7th
September 17th September 21st
October 1st October 5th
October 15th October 19th
October 29th November 2nd
November 12th November 16th
November 26th November 30th
December 10th December 14th
(last one before Christmas break!)
January 7th January 11th
January 21st January 25th
February 4th February 8th
February 18th February 22nd
March 4th March 8th
March 18th March 22nd
April 1st April 5th
April 15th April 19th
April 29th May 3rd
May 13th May 17th

Scrip is an ongoing fundraiser project. While you may be accustomed to fundraisers that focus on the sale of specific items for a short period of time and have a defined end date, this program will continue throughout the year. It may take some initial effort to develop the habit of ordering your Scrip every month, but once you get in a routine of ordering and using Scrip cards, the process should be quite easy.

If you use Scrip regularly for grocery purchases, when you go Christmas shopping, buy gift cards, buy school clothes and shoes, or make large purchases, the dollars will definitely start to add up in your child’s trip account.

If you wish to enroll, email our Scrip Card Coordinator, Amy Fowler at scrip.cards@jetband.org. Orders for the cards are placed every 2 weeks.

PrestoPay is a convenient way for you to pay for you ShopWithScrip orders online.  A designated bank account will be debited for the amount of your order plus a $0.15 convenience fee.  No more need to write a check for your scrip order!  You do need to register for this and the process takes a couple of days to complete.  You will be given a verification code that will need to be sent to me to apply to your account.  After this, you can use PrestoPay for your purchases.

Click here for more information about PrestoPay.

ScripNow are electronic gift cards that are available from many of the ShopWithScrip retailers.  They can be ordered and printed from your ShopWithScrip account.  The best part?  ScipNow eCards are delivered in minutes when you pay for your order with PrestoPay.

Click here for more information about ScripNow.

MyScripWallet is ShopWithScrip’s mobile solution.  You can order eCards, reload physical cards and in many cases redeem them right from your phone (If the printed eCard or physical reload card is required, you will see that noted on the product page).  MyScripWallet lets you shop on-the-go, earning rebates on every purchase.  MyScripWallet is not an app you can get from the appstore.  It is supported by Apple and Android – just type www.MyScripWallet.com into the web browser, login (using your ShopWithScrip login credentials) and start shopping.

Click here for more information about MyScripWallet.

Yes, if you are ordering a physical card, there will be shipping charges deducted from your rebate.  I always choose the least expensive (slowest) shipping option.  The charge is currently $8.50 a shipment.  That cost will be divided between the families that are ordering cards that week.

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