Funds Raised Through Apr 17′: $1213.27
A exciting fundraising program called ‘Scrip’ is available at Shepherd of the Hills church. Now you can raise money for our church’s building fund simply by spending what you normally spend. Yes that’s right with no extra cost to you. Supporting our church has never been easier! Scrip is one of the fundraising programs we are using to raise money for our church’s building fund; Building on Faith, Giving in Joy. The program was started in February 2013. The yearly goal is to raise $6,000.
How It Works
Scrip refers to gift certificates or gift cards. Our church is able to purchase gift cards from hundreds of retailers nationwide at a discount, which you can then buy at face value. The difference is our profit. These are the same gift cards that you would purchase if you went to the retailer directly. By purchasing these gift cards before you shop for your everyday items – like groceries, gas, clothes, restaurants – Shepherd of the Hills raises money, without you having to spend a penny extra. It’s just that simple.
The average profit return is 5%, if your family buys $200 worth of gift cards per month you would help contribute $120 to the building fund at no cost to you.
Help Us Reach Our Goal
Our goals this year are lined up with our growth. We are looking to raise money for our building fund so that when the opportunity presents itself we will be in a strong financial position to purchase land and building so that we can stop renting at high rates. With scrip, our goal is to raise $6,000 in the next year. With an average profit return of 5%, if your family buys $200 worth of gift cards per month you would raise $120. If just 50 families can do this, we would meet our goal.
How to Participate
Simply return the locally tailored attached merchant form with your check or cash to the church by the last Sunday of the month. If you do not see a merchant on the form, please look at the national merchant listing below or https://www.shopwithscrip.com/Shop/Product/BrandAlphabeticalList. Your order will be delivered to you on the following Sunday.
We encourage you to take advantage of the wonderful benefits offered by this ongoing fundraiser.
From time to time Scrip program runs special offers providing you some extra benefits when purchasing gift cards. I will pass them on to you.
Check out a full list of all the merchants available for you to purchase scrip. They include places like Kohl’s, Walmart, Vons, Albertsons, Burger King and many other options!
The Order Form has Arrived. You can print it off or pick one up at church.