Other Ways To Give

Amazon Smile

To shop with AmazonSmile and help give to Grout PTA, simply click on this link and shop: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/93-6039312

And the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?

Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.



The eScrip program allows parents, teachers and other community members to contribute money to our school through their everyday shopping activities. For additional information, please contact our PTA. If there are merchants that you purchase from on a regular basis and would like eScrip to contact them to be part of this program, let eScrip know. Make sure to use our Group ID and include the merchant name, type of merchant, contact person name and email address if possible.

You can sign up for eScrip here. Family members, friends and members of our neighborhood can also register their cards with eScrip and give money to Grout each time they shop. The Group ID number for Grout PTA is:


There are two main ways to use the program:

1) Participating Merchants: Parents, teachers, family members, neighborhood members and friends can register any or all of your debit and credit card into the program and Grout PTA receives benefits each time you use them at participating merchants, at no additional cost to you.

Earn Contributions Every Time You Dine Out! Visit or carry out from over 11,000 participating restaurants, bars or clubs and pay with your registered cards.  Easily search for places to dine and earn at escrip.rewardsnetwork.com

2) Online Mall: A great way to use eScrip is to visit the eScrip Online Shopping Mall to make online purchases from companies such as Amazon, Apple, Ebay, Toys R Us, Nike, REI, PETCO, Petsmart, Home Depot, Walmart, Williams Sonoma, J Crew, Macy’s, Expedia, Travelocity, etc. If you make your purchases through the Online Mall, Grout PTA will receive a portion of your expenditure. (Note that there are many more companies to buy from at the Online Mall than are participating in the Merchant Family here in Portland.)

Did you know shopping online at retailers such as Amazon, Apple Store, Gift Card Mall, Target, DisneyStore.com, and hundreds more, will earn up to 16% of every purchase you make for Grout PTA?

It’s Easy!
All you have to do is click on the link below to access the eScrip Online Mall and shop as you normally would. That’s it! No card registration, coupons or special downloads required. Click Here to start your Online Shopping.

Your purchases are tracked online so that you can login to see just how much you’ve earned on our students’ behalf.

Electronic Scrip Incorporated (ESI) is a California-based corporation. As such, many of the merchant participants are in California. eScrip keeps a list of the participating merchants that will offer rewards to Grout Elementary when you choose purchase products with your registered card.  Companies located in Portland that are in the Merchant Family include:

Grocery Stores: Market of Choice, Zupans

Travel: American Airlines, Carnival Cruise, Club Cruise, Princess Cruises, Royal Carribean

Regional Newspapers: The Oregonian, Eugene Register Guard, Statesman Journal, The Olympian

Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to benefit Grout Elementary PTA at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number (93763).

Every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping our school by earning a donation to the Grout PTA – based on a percentage of your purchases that is set by Fred Meyer.

What is Community Rewards?

It is the latest addition to the Fred Meyer Rewards Program where you can earn donations for your favorite nonprofit just by shopping with your Rewards Card. Fred Meyer will donate $2.5 million to nonprofits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington in 2014 through this new program. Here’s how it works:

  • Link your Rewards Card to your favorite nonprofit at our Community Rewards Page.
  • Whenever you use your Rewards card when shopping at Freddy’s, you’ll be helping the nonprofit linked to your Rewards Card earn a donation from Fred Meyer.
  • At the end of each quarter, Fred Meyer will make a donation to participating nonprofits based on the accumulated spending of the Rewards customers linked to each nonprofit.
  • Fred Meyer will donate $625,000 each quarter via Community Rewards!

Do I still get Rewards Points, Fuel Points and Rebates?

YES! Rewards Customers still get the Rewards Points, Fuel Points and Rebates.