Other Ongoing Fundraising/Donations
~ A fundraising event to support all the classes at ECHS and Grad Nite 2014
*** Saturday March 29th from 7-10pm at the Arlington Community Church ***
2. Safeway/Pak ‘n Save / eScrip
The eScrip Program is the way ECHS gets credit for purchases you make at Safeway or Pak ‘n Save using your Safeway red card once it has been signed up at escrip.com. Our ECHS eScrip group ID number is 5221087.
- To sign up, go to https://secure.escrip.com/jsp/supporter/registration/step1.jsp OR download the eScrip enrollment form.
- You must renew your Safeway escrip every year by November at
- To find out more about doing your online shopping through the eScrip program to help us raise even more funds, go to http://www.escrip.com/program/welcome.jsp. Also, when you secure register a credit card at the escrip website, some local grocery and department stores will make a donation to ECHS based on what you spend if you use the credit card you registered (see escrip website for list of participating merchants).
3. Lucky/FoodMaxx S.H.A.R.E.S.
The Lucky S.H.A.R.E.S. Program gives ECHS 3% back on most of your purchases when you get your S.H.A.R.E.S. card barcoded for ECHS scanned at the time of paying. You can get a Lucky S.H.A.R.E.S. card at PTSA meetings, most school events, and always take them from the holder on the counter in the ECHS main office. If you or your student can’t pick up the card(s) in person, you can email the PTSA (firstname.lastname@example.org) or leave a message at the school main number 231-1437 with your name and address and the number of cards you want and we will mail them to you.
Many teachers list higher cost items such as electronic equipment with DonorsChoose.org, which matches teacher needs with business and individual donors. To donate, go to:http://www.donorschoose.org/donors/search.html?state=CA&community=4274:2&school=4195
5. Target Red Card Take Charge of Education Program:
https://www-secure.target.com/redcard/tcoe/enroll. If you can’t do that, go to Customer Service next time you go to a Target store and ask them You can sign up your Target Red Card so ECHS benefits from your shopping by going to register your card. Our ECHS ID is 34655
6. Staples Rewards
Staples has a new program which allows you to link your free Staples Rewards account to a Teacher Rewards account. When you do so, you get 5% of your eligible purchase costs back in Rewards (that we are always glad to have donated to the school) AND the Teacher Rewards account you’ve linked to gets an additional 2% credited to it – at no cost to you. To link your Rewards account to an ECHS teacher account, email your name and Staples Rewards number to ECHSwishlist@gmail.com or leave a message for the ECHS Wishlist with the school office and someone will get back to you.
7. Office Depot:
When you shop at Office Depot, tell the cashier before you complete your transaction that you want El Cerrito High School to get credit for your purchases. Our ECHS ID is 70007592, but you can also just mention the school’s name and they can look it up.
Finding the things we need to succeed
Please check the list often and donate what you can to help support the classrooms and the school
Items Needed Now – http://tinyurl.com/echswishlist-needed-view
Wish List Program Overview - http://tinyurl.com/echswishlist
Questions, suggestions, need a receipt? email email@example.com
Help the ECHS Wishlist, a PTSA-sponsored program, build up Rewards credits with Staples and Office Depot by letting us recycle your inkjet and toner cartridges for you. Used or expired cartridges can be dropped off (in a bag labeled “PTSA” please to prevent leakage) at the ECHS main office or you can contact ECHSwishlist@gmail.com or the school office (231-1437 option 0) to arrange to have them picked up. If you want to recycle yourself and donate your Recycling Rewards certificates to the Wishlist or an ECHS teacher when you receive it, that would be great also.
10. Donate Used Tennis Balls
We are collecting used tennis balls to put on the legs of chairs and tables in 2nd and 3rd floor classrooms to muffle the sound when furniture is moved. You can drop the tennis balls off at the school office Monday-Friday 8-4 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for them to be picked up (El Cerrito/Kensington/Albany/Berkeley/Richmond/Pinole/El Sobrante)
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