Participating in the
is a great opportunity to support GA!
- What are GA Rewards
Programs? The Rewards Programs result from alliances formed between the Germantown
Academy Parents’ Committee and various local, regional and national
businesses. Through these alliances,
monetary rewards are earned for Germantown Academy. Over $12,000 was raised
through the Rewards Programs in 2011-12.
- How do these Programs
work? Monetary rewards are earned for GA based on purchases made by
parents, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of GA at select businesses or
through select websites.
- What type of items do
I have to purchase? Any purchase
made at GIANT grocery store or TARGET is eligible. Any GA uniforms or GA gear purchased at Flynn and O’Hara, Blue Star Marketing, Lands
End, or Olly Shoes results in donations to Germantown Academy from these
- Are there any other
programs offered? Yes, the Rewards
Committee also organizes shopping days/opportunities with local businesses such
as Learning Express, Rhoads Garden and Fred Straub Jewelers
where purchases result in donations to GA. These programs are advertised
throughout the school year with flyers and e-blasts.
- What is the buzz
about Recycling? The Rewards
Committee also runs Recycling Drives
throughout the school year where you can dispose of unwanted electronics
equipment. The items are recycled/resold
resulting in earnings for GA.
Read on to learn more
- LANDS' END
Every purchase of GA uniforms and GA Gear from Lands’ End
will result in a donation of up to 3% of the purchase amount to Germantown
Academy. Please remember to provide the
preferred school code (900099763) before completing your phone order or
Internet order at www.landsend.com/germantownacademy
- FLYNN & O’HARA
(formerly Rose Uniforms)
Rose Uniforms has merged with Flynn and O’Hara and will
continue providing quality merchandise to the GA community. Every purchase from their Spring House
location or from their website (www.flynnohara.com)
will result in a donation of 10% of the purchase amount to Germantown
Academy. Just specify that you are
shopping for GA uniform or GA gear when placing your order.
- OLLY SHOES
(primarily for Lower School students)
Buy your children’s school shoes at Olly shoe stores (2
nearest locations in Plymouth Meeting and North Wales) and Germantown Academy
will receive 10% of all school shoe purchases.
Offer applies to school shoes, socks and tights consistent with GA Lower
School uniform guidelines. Just mention Germantown
Academy when making your purchase. For more information go to www.ollyshoes.com
- BLUE STAR MARKETING
Blue Star is now offering GA Gear and will donate a portion
of each sale to Germantown Academy.
Polo shirts, oxfords and sweatshirts are available at www.shopgagear.promoshop.com or
by calling 215-886-4002 ext. 23 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- GIANT-A+ for schools
Giant Food Stores offers a program from October to March
each year. Obtain a GIANT card and
register it online at www.giantfoodstores.com/aplus
using GA school number 05913. Or send your name and card number to Cara Jones at email@example.com
and she will register your card for you.
Shop as usual and be sure to use your card at check out to accrue points
- TARGET-Take Charge of
If you have a Target Red Card, Target Visa Card or Target
Debit Card, your purchases at Target (and elsewhere with the Visa and Debit
cards) will result in a donation to GA.
Just register your card to support GA (School Code-15393) by calling
1-800-316-6142 or go to www. secure.target.com/redcard/tcoe/home
Don’t have a Target card? Consider signing up and register
for GA (School Code-15393) at the same time.
Added bonus is that when using a Target card at Target, you always
receive 5% off of all purchases. You save and GA gains!
- FRED STRAUB JEWELERS
Fred Straub Jewelers offers a variety of GA logo items
including frames, charms, tie tacks and lapel pins in sterling silver and
gold. A percentage of each sale is
donated back to Germantown Academy.
Visit their website at www.fredhstraub.com
Items will occasionally be offered for sale at PC meetings
and special events.
- SPECIAL SHOPPING
Throughout the school year, special shopping events will be
held at local retailers. Holiday shopping events are planned for Learning Express and The
Rhoads Garden. A percentage of the
proceeds from these events will be donated to Germantown Academy. These events
will be promoted through flyers and emails.
Internet Search and Shopping Options
- SHOP GA
Earn monetary rewards for Germantown Academy by starting
your online shopping at www.shopga.net. This portal provides access to over 2500
online stores. Every purchase made
through www.shopga.net results in a
percentage donated back to GA. You can
also purchase products offered by Market America through this portal. These
purchases result in even more rewards for GA. In addition, you can personally earn 2-35%
cash back on all qualified purchases.
Please visit www.shopga.net
and register as a preferred customer using firstname.lastname@example.org
when asked who referred you to the site.
For more information contact Denise Hermany at email@example.com or click on the SHOP GA link on the Rewards Page.
as your search engine when you search on the web. To get started, go to www.goodsearch.com and select Germantown
Academy from the list of charities to benefit your search. Then every time that you start a search from www.goodsearch.com a donation will be made
When shopping on the web, use www.goodsearch.com/goodshop.aspx
as your search engine. Just go to the site and select Germantown Academy from
the list of charities to benefit your shopping.
Then you can access the sites of hundreds of retailers who will donate a
portion of your purchase to Germantown Academy.
The Rewards Committee will be organizing recycling drives
throughout the school year. Donate your
unwanted electronic equipment (cameras, cell phones, iPods, video cameras,
computers, printer cartridges, etc.) to Germantown Academy for recycling. The benefits are twofold; the effort is
environmentally responsible plus the items are sorted, refurbished and often
sold to earn revenue for Germantown Academy.
Look for flyers and emails advertising more information and dates for
For more information or questions about these programs
contact Cara Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org