LEARN HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR SCRIP EARNINGS AND HELP OUT THE SCHOOL
Scrip is easy and convenient.
Download the RaiseRight app on your phone. You can order and reload e-gift cards immediately. You can do this while you are in line and know the exact amount you are going to be spending. No more cards needed.
WE NO LONGER USE SCRIP ID #'s - if you want your tuition credit to go to anyone other than yourself you MUST FILL OUT A DISTRIBUTION FORM. These forms only need to be filled out once. We keep them on file at the Gilbertville Farmers State Bank location. You fill out and sign this form indicating who you want your tuition credit to go to. Leave your signed form at the bank and we will update your information so the credit goes to the appropriate families.
IF YOU HAVE STUDENTS IN SCHOOL, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY GET YOUR TUITION CREDIT FOR YOUR PURCHASES. YOU ONLY NEED TO FILL OUT THE FORM ABOVE IF WE SEND ORDERS HOME WITH YOUR STUDENTS TO INDICATE YOUR PERMISSION TO SEND ORDERS HOME WITH STUDENTS.
AGAIN - IF YOU DO NOT HAVE STUDENTS IN SCHOOL (GRANDPARENTS, ETC) AND WANT TO GIVE YOUR CREDIT TO ANYONE ELSE FOR TUITION YOU MUST FILL OUT THIS FORM, SIGN AND DATE IT. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THIS FORM ON FILE WITH THE SCHOOL, THE TUITION CREDIT WILL NOT BE DISTRIBUTED.
We are encouraging everyone to place your SCRIP orders online at www.shopwithscrip.com.
All Bosco Catholic School System families need to set up an account on shopwithscrip.com (even if you do not plan to place orders online). We need this account set up to track sales and tuition credit. We also need a current Waiver, Delivery and Tuition Credit form online.
Our school enrollment code for setting up your account on shopwithscrip.com is 9AC5L5161222
What is SCRIP?
SCRIP is fundraising for our school while you shop and purchase items that you are already buying. This doesn't cost you any more than you are already spending.
How does SCRIP generate funds for us?
The Great Lakes SCRIP center acts on behalf of churches, schools and other non-profit organizations to purchase large amounts of scrip from grocery stores, department stores, and other retailers. Because the SCRIP is purchased with cash up front, the participating retailers offer a substantial discount. Our organization buys the scrip from Great Lakes Scrip Center at a discount, and re-sells the certificates at face value. 50% of the discount - from two to fifteen percent or more - is retained by us, the Bosco System, as revenue. This program contributes a substantial amount of money to our school system each year.
Why should I use SCRIP?
When you purchase SCRIP, you earn tuition credit based on your purchases. 50% of the profit earned on your purchase is applied to your school account as a tuition credit. You accrue this credit throughout the school year through June 30th and the total amount of your credit is applied to your tuition statement in the fall. If you have a senior who is your last student in the school system, you will accrue credit through April 15th of their senior year and will receive that credit prior to paying your final tuition bill before your student graduates. You can reduce the amount of your tuition simply by purchasing SCRIP on a regular basis for things you are already buying.
You buy a $100 Walmart/Sam's card and the profit earned is 2.5%: $2.50. You earn 50% of that profit earned: $1.25. You buy a $100 Kwik Star card and the profit earned is 5% or $5.00. You earn 50% of that profit earned: $2.50. The school retains the rest of the profit earned.
Who can use SCRIP?
Anyone can use SCRIP. Parents, students, teachers, administrators, grandparents, neighbors, and businesses. Anyone who is interested in supporting our school system or in reducing their tuition for themselves or for their family members can do so by purchasing SCRIP. Ask your parents, brothers, and sisters to purchase SCRIP and apply the tuition credit to your account. Anyone who purchases SCRIP and does not have any students in school and wants to give their rebate credit to another family can do so by filling out a form above to indicate who the credit should go to or ask for your form at Gilbertville Farmers State Bank or contact the school. You can also split your credit among more than one family. For example, you are a grandparent with 4 families of grandchildren in school. You can give each of them 25% of your credit towards their tuition bills. The percentages can be split any way you want, they just have to total 100%.
Where can I purchase SCRIP?
SCRIP can be purchased in several ways:
1. Shop online at www.shopwithscrip.com - our online shopping web link. Purchase your SCRIP online and the order will be sent to school to be filled the same business day if ordered early AM or the next day if ordered later if you have paid for your order online using Presto Pay. If you choose to pay by cash or check, your order will be filled upon receipt of your payment. These orders can also be picked up at the bank, if you prefer on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday.
2. Order forms are available at school or download an order form above (see link at top of page) .
Send your order form with payment to school with your student (K-12) and your SCRIP order will be filled and sent back home with your student. You must have a Student Delivery Form (see link at top of page) on file with the school to deliver SCRIP through your student.
3. Purchase SCRIP directly at Farmers State Bank in Gilbertville on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during regular bank hours. We have been asked to only accept checks for the payment of scrip for security reasons both for the bank and the school. We can no longer accept cash for the purchase of SCRIP. Please do not let this influence your purchase of scrip. The change has been made for security reasons only. Please remember scrip for all of your vacations, remodels and just general food and gas.
4. www.shopwithscrip.com - listed again as we are encouraging as many families as possible to use shopwithscrip.com - you may purchase SCRIP anytime 24/7 online and pay for your order with your debit card OR link your payment to your checking or savings account. A debit card is NOT required. There is a .15 charge for online ordering. You will need to set up an account and follow the enrollment process to get started with shopwithscrip.com - for instructions on signing up to use shopwithscrip.com see link at the top of this page or go to: shopwithscrip.com Family User Guide.
Our enrollment code is: 9AC5L5161222
Some retailers offer RELOADABLE cards - you reload your card through shopwithscrip.com to add money to your card purchased through SCRIP. You can also get a few eCards through shopwithscrip.com called SCRIP NOW! - you purchase these eCards through shopwithscrip.com (using PrestoPay and your debit card) then you will receive an email with your eCard. The school earns money for these purchases and you also receive tuition credit for all these purchases.
For special orders or large orders, please contact your SCRIP Coordinator.
ALL SPECIAL ORDERS MUST BE PAID FOR IN ADVANCE.
Who are the vendors that I can purchase SCRIP cards for?
We have both local and national retailers participating in the SCRIP program. There are restaurant chains, grocery stores, gas stations, department and clothing stores, home improvement stores, book stores, video rental stores, office supply stores, shoe stores, toy stores, auto repair, car washes, nail and pedicure and more!
We can purchase SCRIP nationally for many retailers. Visit the national website at www.glscrip.com for the complete list of national retailers who participate in the SCRIP program. If there is a retailer that you do business with that is not included on our local order form but is available through the national company, please contact your SCRIP Coordinator. We can order SCRIP from anyone on the national list. If you order it online at shopwithscrip.com - it will automatically be ordered for you but will take at least a week to receive. Our Scrip program orders on Thursday, so if there is something you need to special order, please get those orders in by Thursday early a.m. so they will get ordered and be available to you the next week. Anything special ordered after Thursday will not be ordered until the next Thursday. This makes for almost a two week turn-around. Any questions, please contact the scrip coordinator by calling 319-239-0226.
SCRIP Gift Certificates Available
You may purchase Bosco System SCRIP gift certificates at any time. The bearer of these gift certificates can purchase any Scrip items we have in the program! GREAT GIFT IDEA!!! We keep gift certificates in our inventory at all times. They are available to purchase at any location where SCRIP is sold OR send your order to school for same day delivery. If you need a SCRIP gift certificate in another denomination please contact your SCRIP Coordinator.
Thank you for supporting our SCRIP Program!