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Did you know you can earn money for the school by shopping at your favorite retailers and eating at your favorite restaurants?The SCRIP program allows you to support our school through your everyday purchases.  Towanda Elementary PTO will earn a percent of each purchase. 

Example:  This month you plan to shop at Kohl’s, plan on eating out 3-4 times and need to buy a couple birthday gifts.  You can buy gift cards through SCRIP for all these items and earn money for the school at the same time.

            Kohl’s                $100     earns   4%         $4.00

            Carters             $ 25      earns  10%         $2.50

            Chili’s                $ 25      earns  11%         $2.75

            Bob Evans          $ 20      earns  10%         $2.00

            B & N                $ 50      earns   9%         $4.50

                                    $220                             $15.75


By planning ahead for purchases you were already going to make, you earned $15.75 for the school.

The attached order form contains a variety of retailers/restaurants in the Bloomington-Normal area.  But, there are hundreds of options available from Great Lakes SCRIP.  You can find a complete list of participating retailers at  Just click on the “Alphabetically” or “By Category” links on the left side of the screen to view the entire list.  If you like to purchase a gift card from a retailer not listed on the attached form, simply write the retailer’s name and amount of the gift card on the form and include it in your total. 


Thanks for supporting Towanda Elementary through your SCRIP purchases!

Naomi Arndt

SCRIP Coordinator