SCRIP PROGRAM Frequently Asked Questions
What is SCRIP?
is a prepaid gift card fundraiser program. An organization called Great Lakes Scrip Center
buys large quantities of discounted SCRIP gift cards from over 300 merchants
nationwide. They, in turn, sell them to nonprofit organizations, like OLA at a
How does it work?
purchase the SCRIP gift card for full face value. Then a percentage of the
purchase price is returned to OLA. OLA
will then credit 50% of the rebate back to your child’s tuition/
MC purchases a $100 LL Bean cards. The cost to you is $100, and OLA gets 15%
or, in this case, $15 back! Then, at the end of the year you receive $7.50 as a
tuition credit! Basically, free money!
When you use the shopwithscrip website, you can go
onto the website and print up a Family
Order Rebate Summary report for the year that will provide your total
What do I have to do?
SCRIP instead of cash or credit cards to buy your food, gas, clothing, gifts
and restaurant expenses.
You may also
choose to use the SCRIP cards to pay off your current store credit card
If you have a balance on your LL Bean credit card, you can purchase an LL gift
card through SCRIP and use that to pay your balance.
How much can OLA earn?
sky is the limit! The more people that participate, the more OLA gets in
How do I join?
as easy as 1-2-3. See the simple steps
How do I make a purchase?
to www.shopwithscrip.com to create an account and log in
Click on shop from
the top menu and start your shopping
Once you’re done
shopping, go to your cart and check out
You will be
prompted for the payment method, select check to coordinator or Presto-Pay (bank
confirmation, select how you would like your cards delivered, and forward to OLA
Scrip Coordinator at OLA School Office along with check payable to "OLA" for
total due in envelop marked Shop with Scrip.
Where do I get my purchase?
cards will be delivered based upon your response on the order confirmation form.
Gift card orders
can be picked up at the school office during drop off and pick up.
What is the turnaround time?
Orders are placed each Monday morning at 9am to be
ready for pick up on Friday. If you are paying with PrestoPay, you may order right up until the 9am cutoff for same week delivery. If you are paying by check your order requires additional processing and will be placed with the next order.
Are there any additional fees?
is a nominal fee of $0.15 for PrestoPay but you will see it is well worth the
convenience of not having to write checks.
If there is a need
for a “Rush” shipping, that option is available for increased cost that may be
passed on to you so use that option wisely.