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Our mission is to hear the Word, share in the sacrifice, serve the Lord, and create community.

Scrip Gift Cards

The gift cards known as Scrip have been a huge success for St. Mary's.  Here's how you can support your parish and school:

How Does Scrip Make Money?

St. Mary's purchases gift cards from participating merchants at a discounted rate.  When you buy then at their full face value, the difference is the profit (or rebate).  Rebates are set by the merchant.  They range from 2% to 13%.

View our policies and guidelines here.

Where to Buy Scrip

Scrip may be purchased from the Parish Office Monday through Friday.  You may also purchase Scrip in church on the weekends.  Scrip is available in the gathering space before and after the Saturday 5:10 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. Masses.  All sales are cash or check only. 

You can also order on-line!

The newest, most innovative, effortless way to raise money for our school is to use your phone to buy digital cards from Benefit-Mobile using either a debit or credit card. The program works the same way as our physical gift cards, with a percentage of your rebate going to your child’s tuition.  Next time you’re shopping & you find yourself without scrip cards, give the Benefit-Mobile app a try!

To purchase Scrip with your phone:  Download the Benefit app for iPhone or Android. Sign up and follow the prompts.  Find St. Mary’s by typing St. Mary’s Grade School into the search field.  To learn more visit


Participating Businesses

We have Scrip gift cards and certificates in stock for over 50 different local and regional stores.  To view the list of cards and their rebates, download one of our Scrip order forms.

Scrip Order Form

If you would like to check availability, or place a large order, e-mail  We can also special order Scrip for many other national stores and other businesses.  To see a complete list of participating national merchants, visit the Great Lakes Scrip Center website,

Special orders placed before 11:00 a.m. on Sunday will usually be filled by Thursday of that week.

Using Scrip

Scrip comes as either a gift card or a gift certificate.  For example, JC Penney's Scrip looks like this:

JC Penney'sSt. Mary's carries $25 and $100 JC Penney's gift cards.

Scrip for many local businesses comes in the form of a gift certificate.  This means you can purchase the exact dollar amount you would like for that business. 

Caledonia BakeryCaledonia Bakery, for example, is a participating St. Mary's Scrip business.

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