SCRIP: WHAT IS IT?
Scrip is a fund-raising program. It’s fundraising while you shop, and you won’t have to sell anything. Scrip fundraising gift cards are the same gift cards you would normally purchase from a retailer in your local retail stores, and they work the same way. Scrip is also available as an eCard that you can buy and receive instantly.
THE BASICS: IT’S EASY
Using Scrip couldn’t be easier. Your family purchases gift cards for places you plan to shop, and uses those cards instead of cash or credit. St. Bernard buys those gift cards at a discount. We sell them to you for full face value and you redeem the cards for full face value. The difference is a rebate and is split between the school and your family tuition obligation. As an added benefit, grandparents, siblings, parents, aunts, uncles and friends can purchase Scrip and complete a scrip agreement to transfer the rebate to your account.
HOW IT WORKS
QuickScrip is the Scrip we keep on hand every day. The vendors include a variety of vendors. You can purchase QuickScrip:
At the parish office: Monday noon – 4:30, Tuesday through Thursday 8:00 – 4:30 and Fridays 8:00 – 11:00
(Summer hours differ)
At church: Saturday before and after 4:00 Mass; Sunday between the 8:00 and 10:00 Masses and before and after 6:30 Mass (summer schedule differs)
Online: This is a great and easy way to get your scrip. You will have the option to pay with a check or use the secure online payment system called Presto Pay. You don’t even have to physically pick up scrip cards by using ScripNow and ReloadNow for available vendors
Special Order Scrip is scrip not held in inventory. Special orders are placed with the Scrip provider on Monday mornings and are typically available after 12:00 noon on that Thursday. There are over 750 vendors available for ordering. A list of retailers is available on shopwithscrip.com.
HOW TO PURCHASE
This is the quickest and easiest method. You will create an account through ShopWithScrip.com. Send an email to Scrip@stbernardcong.org letting us know:
Your name, preferred email, and the username you would like to use (it can be your email if you wish)
Once we have entered you into our system we will reply to your email. You will login at shopwithscrip.com and enter your user name. For the password click on “Forgot my password”. You will be sent a temporary password at your designated email and you will be able to change your password at that time.
You can complete either an order form available at the parish office, the sales tables or on the school or parish websites.
Presto Pay is an automatic withdrawal from your checking account ($.15 charge per order) through the ShopWithScrip program. Using Presto Pay you’ll receive eGift cards and ReloadNow funds immediately, and you’ll have access to MyScripWallet. Plus, you won’t have to drop off any checks.
To enroll, log in to your ShopWithScrip account and follow these steps:
1. Click on the Payment Types link under Family Functions on your Dashboard
2. Choose whether you want to instantly link your bank account or manually enter your banking information and follow the steps for each.
3. Manually entering your information will take 1-2 business days to process
4. Please note, you can’t link a credit card as the fees would take away the profits
By Check or Cash (Checks are preferred over Cash)
If using the paper form attach a check or cash to the paper order and present the order at one of the selling locations. If you ordered online you can print out the order and attach a check or cash and present the order at one of the selling locations. No cash, checks or paper orders can be sent through the school.
QuickScrip can be purchased and fulfilled immediately at any of the sales locations
Pickup at the Parish Office or Weekend Mass
Online orders and special order scrip orders are available for pickup at the parish office during the parish selling hours or at the weekend Scrip table. Orders received and paid for by Monday 8:00 a.m. are typically available for pickup after 12:00 noon that Thursday.
You can choose to have your scrip delivered with your St. Bernard school student. You must have a student delivery permission form* on file. Remember that scrip is like cash. Be sure you feel comfortable with your student delivering scrip before choosing this option. See the school website www.saintbernardgb.com for specific instructions.
*Delivery permission forms must be completed by the parent/guardian of the delivering student. The parent can designate authorized purchasers such as grandparents on the form. The ultimate responsibility however is that of the student’s parent or guardian.
SCRIP PRODUCTS AVAILABLE
Physical Gift Cards —
These are the same gift cards you get at the store. Use them instead of cash or a credit card!
ScripNow is an eCard that you can buy and receive instantly. You can print the ScripNow, or redeem it on your mobile device for certain retailers. They are immediately available when you pay with PrestoPay.
Reload and ReloadNow®
Some physical gift cards are available for either Reload or ReloadNow. Register an eligible gift card you purchased from ShopWithScrip and add funds to it when the balance is running low. Funds will be added overnight for cards that offer Reload, and instantly for ones that offer ReloadNow when you pay with PrestoPay™.
This is a great option if you don’t have time to physically pick up cards. You need to purchase a card from the scrip program once and then you can reload it in the future. More vendors are becoming available as reloads. See the retailer list on ShopWithScrip.com for a list of vendors available for reload.
You’ll be ready to pay for your order with Online Payments (PrestoPay)
MyScripWallet is ShopWithScrip’s mobile website that you can use to order ScripNow, Reload, and ReloadNow on-the-go. It’s perfect for adding funds to a card or for ordering ScripNow during an unexpected dinner out!
To go mobile, go to www.MyScripWallet.com on your web browser on your phone and log in with your ShopWithScrip account. You have to be signed up for Online Payments (PrestoPay), and then you can order ScripNow, Reload, and ReloadNow and redeem eCards right from your phone!