SAVE PROGRAM

 
SAVE stands for St. Alphonsus Values Education.  St. Alphonsus is able to purchase gift cards and certificates from various merchants and retailers at a discount. We then sell them for their full face value which generates a profit.

For example, If you purchase a $100 Jewel gift card, it is worth $100. St. Alphonsus has purchased that card for $95, which generated a $5 profit. The profit is then split 50% as an educational credit and 50% to St. Alphonsus (1/2 each to the parish and AACA). 
  • If your child or grandchild attends AACA, we will credit their FACTS account.
  • If your child or grandchild attends Religious Education, we will credit their account.
  • If you, your child, or your grandchild attends any educational institution in the country (high school, college, graduate school, law school, other elementary schools, etc), we will issue a check to that institution and give it to you for submission.
  • If you are paying student loans, we will issue a check to that institution and give it to you for submission.
All credits are given twice a year in November and April.
 
So, it is possible to generate hundreds of dollars in tuition savings as well as raise funds for the church and school. All that you have to do is to purchase gift cards for the stores you will be shopping at. We are not asking you to spend any more, just asking you pay for the items with gift cards. If we don't have your favorite place on hand, we probably can find it from the many resources that sell gift cards.
 
For questions or recommendations regarding the program, please contact Jack Schuch.
 
HOW TO ORDER SAVE GIFT CARDS
You can order SAVE gift cards at the rectory, at AACA, or during Religious Education.  Cash and check are accepted.  Occasionally, we may be out of stock for a particular gift certificate. We order gift cards and certificates every week.  If you have a Disclaimer Form on file, we will send it home with your child.  Otherwise, we will hold your back order in the Rectory office for pick up.
 
  
RECTORY 
Stop by the SAVE office located in the Parish Rectory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. - noon and complete an order form.  All orders received by 9 p.m. on Wednesday will be ready for pick up at the Rectory on Friday after noon.
 
AACA
Send your order form to AACA with your child by Wednesday. We will fill your order and deliver it to your child's room Friday of the same week. You must have a Disclaimer Form on file to use this method.
 
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Send your order form with your child on Religious Education night. We will fill your order and send it home with your child on Tuesday of the following week or you can pick it up at the Rectory on Wednesday, and Friday from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. - noon. You must have a Disclaimer Form on file to use the method.
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