PASSIVE FUNDRAISING INFORMATION
Passive Fundraising Programs
You too can help McPherson Magnet School with our “Passive Fundraising Programs”. All it takes is a little time on your part to register your cards and sign up, or cut and clip suggested items. Please take the extra ten minutes and register for these programs – it’s easy and painless, and means a lot for our school and your student! Details by program are listed below:
Register your grocery cards, gas cards and/or debit or credit cards with eScrip, and a percentage of your purchase is donated to McPherson Magnet School by participating merchants. eScrip's biggest local merchant partner is Vons/Pavilions, which gives back about 3% of purchases. Other participating local merchants are Nordstrom’s, Staples, Dell, Claim Jumper OC Register and many more. To register McPherson Magnet School as your educational beneficiary, log on to www.escrip.com, register yourself and any/all specific credit cards you may use to make purchases, and designate "McPherson Magnet School" ID# 137612026 as your educational beneficiary. Each time you use the registered cards; ALL McPherson students receive benefits from your purchases. eScrip profits are used for student supplies and educational support. If you are already signed up for eScrip, don't forget to keep your credit card information current. If your card expires, you need to notify eScrip or your donations will cease. Remember, to have all your family and friends sign up and help support McPherson.
Every time you use your Target Visa or Target Guest Card at a Target store or target.com, Target will donate an amount equal to 1% of Target Visa and Target Guest Card purchases made at Target and target.com, and 1/2% of Target Visa purchases made elsewhere, to McPherson Magnet School. Contact McPherson PTSA for more information. Target profits go to PTSA for student programs.
Recycled Ink Cartridges
Bring your empty ink cartridges to McPherson’s front office and drop them in the recycle box. McPherson’s library receives money from “Perfect Pages” for all your empty recycles cartridges, to purchase new reading materials for all students.
Box Tops for Education
Here's a really easy fundraiser. It only takes 2.3 seconds. EVERYONE can participate, kids included. All you have to do is collect box tops from participating General Mills products (cereal, Fruit Roll-ups, Yoplait, etc.) Each box top is worth TEN CENTS and every single penny will be donated to McPherson Magnet School.
Here's how it works:
- Find a box of a participating General Mills product
- Rip off the "Box Tops for Education" logo (as seen above) Submit official Box Tops logos only! Please do NOT submit: Betty Crocker catalog points, Entire top flap, - UPC symbol, Entire bottom flap. Save the Box Tops until McPherson has their classroom competition.
You can find Box Tops for Education logos on more than 330 participating General Mills products. So please, take a few extra seconds before you toss that empty box and clip out the Box Tops for Education logo. Box Tops for Education also has a credit card which gives 1% of purchases back to schools. You can enroll for it at http://www.boxtops4education.com/. If you have any questions, please contact the parent coordinator, Jessica Rose, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RED ROBIN - Burgers for Better Schools
Join Red Robin Royalty and Help our School Earn Fundraising Money. Every time you eat at Red Robin, 1% of your check will be donated directly to the school of choice – McPHERSON! It’s easy to keep track of your donations. Just log on to www.royalty.redrobin.com and register as a Red Robin Royalty Member. MAKE SURE AFTER YOU REGISTER THAT YOU CHOOSE McPHERSON AS YOUR SCHOOL OF CHOICE!! Receive special military and exclusive surprises from Red Robin. Please take just a few minutes to become and member and choose McPherson to help us earn $$$.
Fundraising for your Individual Student’s Account
For Overnight Field Trips
SCRIP - (Kinder through 8th grade)
Earn $$$ for your CHILD’s individual field trip account for overnight field trips! Simple Online Ordering at www.shopwithscrip.com; pay your order with Presto pay. McPherson’s Enrollment Code is 385967LE1L366 . Scrip is gift cards from national and local retailers. They are the same gift cards that you buy at the store. Except you receive up to 15% back for your CHILD’s individual field trip account! These gift cards make great Birthday, Thank You, and Holiday gifts etc…as well as earn you money in your every day shopping. I.e. groceries, gas, home improvement, fast food, clothes … Hundreds of retailers participate in our program. Can only be used for your student’s overnight field trips.
See’s Candy - (3rd through 8th grade)
Raise money for your child’s individual field trip acct. (*students in 3rd through 8th grade for overnight field trips). All other profits benefit the Principal’s Scholarship Fund (sales from K-2nd). Sell to friends, family, co-workers and neighbors! See’s Candy is sold twice a year. Once in the Fall and once in the Spring.