You can support the Temple when you shop on Amazon! The Amazon Smile program donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the nonprofit organization of your choice. Use this link and Shaare Emeth will receive a portion of the proceeds from every purchase you make!
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Did you know you can donate money to Congregation Shaare Emeth without spending an extra penny? Scrip is a program where companies provide gift cards to nonprofit organizations, such as Shaare Emeth, at a discounted rate. Nonprofits then sell the gift cards at face value keep the difference. Each participating retailer/merchant offers the nonprofit a different margin of profit, as indicated on the Shaare Emeth Scrip Order Form.
Example 1: A Once-in-a-While Order
Jesse loves Starbucks and enjoys drinking her favorite drink, a soy chai latte, a few times a month. Because she’s going to spend money at Starbucks anyway, she buys a $25 Starbucks gift card (for the normal $25 price) from the Temple Office. Jesse drops by and gets a new Starbucks gift card every time she needs one. She didn’t spend an extra penny, and yet Shaare Emeth earned money! Starbucks offers a 7% profit to Scrip program members, so Congregation Shaare Emeth receives $1.75 every time Jesse buys a Starbucks card from Temple.
Example 2: An Automatic, Monthly Order
Tzion already buys groceries and pet food at Dierbergs, Whole Foods, and PetSmart every month. He sets up an automatic order for $200 Dierbergs cards, $200 Whole Foods Market cards, and $50 PetSmart cards. He doesn’t spend more that he already would have, and yet he knows part of that money benefits his chosen Jewish community. As the order form shows, the profit rates for Congregation Shaare Emeth for these companies are: Dierbergs 5%, Whole Foods 3%, and PetSmart 4%. In effect, Tzion donates $18 a month and $216 a year FOR FREE.
Automatic Monthly Order and Payment (Checking Withdrawal or Credit Card)
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Thank you for choosing to be a part of the Congregation Shaare Emeth’s Scrip program. If every household participated in the Scrip program we could eliminate the deficit in Shaare Emeth’s 2013-14 budget.