More About RaiseRight (formally SCRIP)

What is RaiseRight?

Gift card fundraising, also known as scrip fundraising, has been the #1 fundraiser for nonprofit organizations across the U.S. for more than 25 years. Scrip is simply a word that means “substitute money” – in other words, scrip is gift cards & certificates from national and local retailers. They’re the same gift cards & certificates that you buy at the store. Many popular retailers participate in our scrip program including Publix, Wal-Mart, Target, Dennis Uniforms, Kohls, Outback, Home Depot, Dick’s Sporting Goods and many, many others. In fact, we have over 730 vendors nation-wide!

How does purchasing RaiseRight gift cards raise money for the school?

It’s simple — Participating retailers agree to sell gift cards & certificates to our organization at a discount. For example, if you purchase a $100 Home Depot gift card, you will receive a $100 value gift card. The RaiseRight program purchased the $100 scrip card for $96. The $4 difference is the profit for the St. John’s.

What Is A SCRIP Voucher?

Have a gift card dilemma to buy for your teacher, coach, student or friend of St. John? Consider purchasing a SCRIP Voucher instead and let them choose from the wide selection of gift cards available either online or OnDemand. Blank SCRIP Vouchers are available at the school office or you can contact the SCRIP coordinator for personalized requests.

SCRIP Vouchers will not be released without payment made to "St. John PTO". SCRIP Vouchers are available throughout the school year. Need to redeem a SCRIP Voucher? Simply place your SCRIP order online or OnDemand and use your SCRIP Voucher like cash for payment. You must submit your SCRIP Voucher with your order. No change will be given. Questions? Email the Scrip Coordinator.

What are the benefits of using RaiseRight?

  • Our school get a regular source of revenue.
  • Friends and family members can purchase scrip cards and can help raise money for our school!

Does my small percentage you earn on the gift cards really matter?

YES! Last year, with everyone’s help, we were able to raise over $15,000. Every purchase matters!

Click here to learn how much you can help earn every year.

How do I order?

Follow the directions in filling out the order form and return with your child to school or the main office.

Download a SCRIP order form here.

Can I order online?

YES! We are encouraging all our families to take advantage of online ordering at or use the RaiseRight app on your phone. You can link a bank account or credit card for a small fee. You can also choose “Pay Coordinator” at checkout and send a check to the SCRIP coordinator. Your order will be released when payment is received.

What if I need scrip right away?

We have many on demand scrip gift cards available for purchase during school hours at the main office. Questions? Contact the Scrip Coordinator.

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