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GoodSearch/GoodShop
What if Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy earned one penny every time you searched the Internet? Well, now we can!

GoodSearch.com is a new search engine that donates half of its revenue, about a penny a search, to the charities its users designate. You can use it just as you would any other search engine such as Google. It is powered by Yahoo so you get great results!

Just go to www.goodsearch.com and be sure to enter “Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy” as the charity you want to support. Spread the news to your family and friends as well. This is a free way to raise money for our school. Just think, if 500 of us searched four times a day, we would raise about $7300 per year without anyone spending a dime!

Collectibles
Campbell Soup Labels
Through Campbell's Labels for Education, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy earns valuable educational merchandise. Students collect labels from Campbell's food products and return them to school throughout the year. The school redeems the labels for merchandise such as computers, software, sports equipment, reference materials and more. Collect Campbell's Labels from everyone- relatives, friends, neighbors, and co-workers.

Swiss Valley Milk/Juice Tops
You can help Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy raise much needed cash! Simply save plastic Swiss Valley Farms milk jug caps from gallons and half gallons of Swiss Valley brand white milk, clean them, and bring them to the school office. The school will collect them throughout the school year and send them to Prairie Farms - Swiss Valley Fluid Division for payment. Payments will be sent after the 1,000 cap minimum is received.

Through its Cash for Caps program, Prairie Farms - Swiss Valley Fluid Division is donating 5 cents per cap collected to each participating school.

We hope you’ll get as many neighbors, church members, social clubs and family members involved as possible. Start collecting today!

Box Tops for Education (make title a link- www.boxtops4education.com/Default.aspx)
Box Tops for Education is a program that helps earn money for schools. Each Box Top coupon is worth ten cents for Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy.  Look for the Box Tops coupons on hundreds of your favorite products. Clip the coupons and turn them in to the office. The program will then send our school a check for the money that we earned!

Target Education Program (School ID:128486)
Target Stores have a free and easy way to help us raise funds for our school. All you have to do is use your REDcard (Target Visa Credit Card or Target Credit Card) and Target will donate up to 1% of the amount of each purchase you make with your REDcard to Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy through the Take Charge of Education program. Just visit Target.com/tcoe or call 1-800-316-6142 to designate Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy as your school of choice.  You do not have to do another thing.  The school will automatically get the credit every time you use your card. 
Tell everyone you know!  The more card users that tag Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy as their school of choice, the more money we earn!

Don't have a REDcard? It's easy to apply. Just pop into any Target store to apply in person or go to Target.com/apply and apply instantly online.

Tyson Project A+ Program
Buying Tyson products is another free fundraiser that can help Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy earn money! We are taking part in a national fundraising program sponsored by Tyson Foods, Inc. called Tyson Project A+.
Clip and save the entire Project A+ redemption label from participating Tyson products. Each label collected is worth 24 cents for Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy. Please turn labels into the school office.  Get everyone you know to participate in this program. To see samples of the Tyson labels, visit: ProjectAPlus.tyson.com

Recycle Program
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy’s 8th grade collects aluminum cans as a fundraising program. The cans are taken to a recycling company that reimburses Our Lady of Grace in cash for the cans. Please bring cans in a garbage bag to Mass at St. Anne’s on the second full weekend of the month or the school office at any time during the school year.  The garbage bags of cans may be left at the school office doors on 18th Avenue.

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy also collects used printer cartridges as a fundraising program. The printer cartridges may be inkjet or laser. The cartridges are sent into a recycling company that reimburses Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy in cash for each cartridge. Please turn in the cartridges to the school office.

Crusader Cash

Crusader Cash is a term that means "substitute money."
When our families purchase Crusader Cash, they're purchasing gift certificates that are used just like cash. These national and local merchants want to support non-profit organizations and in return ask you to support them by shopping with Crusader Cash at their stores. You can use Crusader Cash to purchase everyday items such as food, clothing, and other essentials, and with every Crusader Cash purchase, we earn free money for our school.

How Crusader Cash generates revenue for you.

Because the Crusader Cash is purchased with cash up front, the participating retailers offer a substantial discount. Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy buys the Crusader Cash at a discount, and re-sells the certificates to you for a full face value. The bulk of the discount - from two to fifteen percent or more - is retained by our school as revenue.

Crusader Cash is "shopping cart fundraising."

The reason for the effectiveness of Crusader Cash is simple: families generate revenue through purchases they would make anyway. Groceries, clothing, toys, gifts, even gasoline can be purchased with Crusader Cash. Our organization of 150 families easily will spend between one and two million dollars per year on food, clothing and other essentials. That means we would raise nearly $80,000 per year for our school just by using Crusader Cash- without spending an additional penny. Think what we could do at Our Lady of Grace if everyone we knew participated.

Click Here for a Crusader Cash order form. (PDF)