What is Scrip?
Scrip is simply a word that means “substitute money” The Scrip Program is a fundraiser for St. Jakobi which
Gift Cards from local and national retailers & restaurants.
How does Scrip work?
1. St. Jakobi purchases Scrip online from Great Lakes Scrip Center (GLSC), an organization that distributes
Scrip from
various merchants. Each merchant provides a "Rebate Percentage" to St. Jakobi (which varies from
merchant, from 2% to
% of the value)
 purchase Scrip from
t Jakobi
 at face value. Example: Face value: $50, Value to purchaser: $50
Rebate percentage offered by Scrip: 10% - St. Jakobi earns $5.00 from the sale of that card
How can scrip work for you?
Scrip can be used for everyday purchases including food, clothing, entertainment, gasoline, dining out...
Gifts—Scrip makes great gifts
Purchase gas for your vehicle—BP, Kwik Trip
Buy your prescriptions—Kmart, Walgreens, Wal-Mart
Shop for groceries—Roundys, Wal-Mart
Home Improvement—Ace Hardware, Menards, Sears
Dining out— Arby's, Subway, Many choices
Everyday shopping—K Mart, Wal-Mart, Many choices
You earn money for St. Jakobi without spending a single additional penny.
How using scrip can help your household budget
If you have a certain dollar amount budgeted for various household expenses (groceries, eating out, gas,
etc.), buy
that amount in scrip cards using your favorite merchants. You can physically see how much you
have left each month
as your scrip cards are getting used.
How to purchase Scrip cards?
We keep some Scrip cards on-hand at the church such as: BP, Roundys, Walmart, K Mart, Kwik Trip
For your convenience we sell Scrip after service on Sunday in the narthex.  If we don’t
what you want on-hand we will place an orde
r and you ca
 the card
at church
the following
 You can
also sign up for your own free
 online account and purchase the cards yourself directly through the
Scrip websi
Directions to register for
 your own account are below.
 For a complete list of merchants
 or you can find it
on the Scrip website
 under the "shop"
 in the bottom right corner.
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