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SCRIP is a term used for prepaid gift cards or certificates that spend like cash. These are the same cards you buy at Vons, Ralphs and many other merchants. However, when you purchase SCRIP through the PTA a percentage of the proceeds go directly back to Meadows – from 2 to 20% per card from places like Vons, Grow, Whole Foods, Patterson Cleaners, Mama D’s, Tin Roof, Amazon, and so many more! You receive full face value of the cards so using SCRIP costs you nothing except a little planning!!
Last year Meadows families raised $13,800 just by shopping with SCRIP!! We can easily double that if everyone participates. (psst… Other MB elementary schools our size make $30,000+ per year on SCRIP – we can certainly do as well if everyone uses SCRIP regularly! Don’t delay, start today.
How to Participate:
Weekly Order Form: This form contains a list of Meadows’ best sellers and is sent home weekly in your child’s Tuesday envelope (click here to print) [link to weekly scrip pdf]. Please complete with the ordering & payment instructions on the form. Checks, credit cards and cash accepted
Monthly Standing Order Form: Use the same SCRIP every month? Submit a standing order form with credit card payment information or post-dated checks and we’ll automatically place this order for you monthly. This is a great option for dry cleaning, grocery, clothing and theater merchants you use regularly! Click here to print.
SCRIP Wish List: If you are looking for the perfect gift for your child's teacher or favorite staff member, please check their SCRIP Wish List here! (Psst... we've included their birthdays too J.) Click here to print.
Friday Scrip Table: outside the cafeteria from 2 – 3 pm. Stop by to socialize and shop while your child gets a treat from the Friday Ice Cream table. This is a great time to pick up last minute cards for gifts or your weekend activities!! Checks, cash, credit and debit cards accepted.
Returning families, please remember to update your online account with your child(s) current classroom and contact information. This is critical to ensure your order is delivered correctly. Please contact Alissa at MeadowsScrip@gmail.com [active link] if you have misplaced your account information. Click here for more information on registering online. [link to getting started with scrip pdf]
Payment options for online orders:
- Check to ‘Meadows PTA’ with ‘SCRIP’ & order number in memo area dropped off at the office
- Online with PrestoPay (secure ACH debit to your checking account. Click here for more information.
- Credit/debit card: Please stop by the Friday SCRIP Table between 2 – 3 pm with a copy of your order.
SCRIP orders are filled weekly. You may choose to either have your order sent home with your child (“backpack express”), or you can pick up your order in person at the Friday SCRIP Table between 2 – 3 pm. All orders sent home require a valid email on file. A confirmation email will be sent to you on the day your order was delivered to your child’s teacher to be sent home. Be sure and check the backpack that day!!!
Thank you – Happy Shopping!!