SCRIP is a program that can actually change the way that you will shop, a change that will benefit BCS with every dollar you spend. In addition to having the potential to make our school an enormous amount of money, SCRIP can act as a budgeting tool for your monthly purchase of food, gas and merchandise. This fundraiser will not cost you any additional money. Sounds too good to be true? It’s not… read on!
The easiest way to describe SCRIP is to compare it to a gift certificate to your favorite grocery store, shop, gas station, etc. You use SCRIP like cash.
How does scrip make money for our school?
The Great Lakes Scrip Center purchases these gift certificates in bulk, receiving a discount of 2-22%, depending on the merchant. Great Lakes Scrip then passes on the discount to our school.
Our school has the potential to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, depending on how many families participate in the program and how frequently they purchase SCRIP.