Gift Cards

Dear friends of The Swampscott Church of Spiritualism,

 As many of you know, this year the Swampscott Church has joined United Scrip, an organization that partners with many of your favorite retailers to help non-profits such as ours raise money by selling retailer gift cards through their program for Giving Back.   

 If you purchase your gift cards through the Swampscott Church, the retailer pays the church a percentage of the gift card’s value at absolutely no cost to you.  For example, if you purchase a $50 Macy’s gift card (a 10% Giving Back donor), you’ll receive the $50 gift card and Macy’s will donate $5.00 to the church.  

 You can buy gift cards to use for yourself at many of the retail, grocery, gas station and entertainment locations you frequent throughout the year or buy them as gifts all year long.  Gift cards make wonderful gifts during the holiday season but they’re also great for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s/Father’s Day, Birthdays & Anniversaries!!  The Giving Back program is an incredible way to support the Swampscott Church without any additional investment!

 There are over 600 national retailers who participate in the United Scrip program for Giving Back.  Lists of participating retailers and order forms have been available in Simpson Hall but for those who haven’t been to church services or events and those who have requested the list and order forms be sent to them for holiday gifting and future use, the full list of participating retailers and order form is attached to this email.  

 Instructions for purchasing gift cards:

  • Review the list of participating retailers
  • Choose the retailer, gift card amount and number of gift cards needed
  • Complete the order form
  • Submit completed order form, along with cash payment or check made out to the Swampscott Church of Spiritualism via: 
    • Option 1, Mail completed form and payment to The Swampscott Church of Spiritualism at 59 Burrill St., Swampscott, MA 01907. (Please send to the attention of Church Secretary, Erica Blumberg). 
    • Option 2, Bring completed form and payment to the Swampscott Church, leave in mail slot or give your envelope to Erica or a Board Member. 

* For Christmas gift cards:  Order forms and payments must be received at the Swampscott Church of Spiritualism by December 9th 2018

 Here is a sampling of participating retailers, along with their Giving Back percentages:

 Online Stores

    • Brookstone, 14%
    • L.L. Bean, 18%
    • Lands’ End, 14%
    • See’s Candies, 17%

Children/Teen Stores

    • Build-A-Bear Workshop, 8%
    • The Children’s Place, 12%
    • GapKids, 14%
    • Gymboree, 13%


    • Fuddruckers,  $25-8% $30-15%
    • Maggiano’s Little Italy, 11%
    • The 99 Restaurant, 13%
    • Olive Garden, 9%
    • Outback Steakhouse, 9%
    • Panera Bread, 9%
    • Bertuccis, 10%
    • Uno Chicago Grill, 12.5%
    • The Capital Grille, 9%
    • CPK, 9%
    • Chilli’s, 11%
    • Domino’s 10%
    • Pizza Hut, 8%
    • Papa John’s, 8%

Retail Stores

    • Barnes & Noble 9%
    • Banana Republic, 14%
    • Bath & Body Works, 13%
    • Burlington Coat Factory, 8%
    • Bob Stores, 9%
    • Foot Locker, 9%
    • Gap, 14%
    • Journeys, 9%
    • Homegoods,TJ’s & Marshalls, 7%
    • Macy’s, 10%
    • Neiman Marcus, 12%
    • Old Navy, 14%
    • Pottery Barn, 8%
    • REI, 8%
    • Sunglass Hut, 9%
    • The Container Store, 9%
    • Sally Beauty, 14%
    • Williams-Sonoma, 8%
    • Yankee Candle, 8%

Please use files attached to see the full list of participating United Scrip retailers and for gift card order forms. 


UnitedScrip List2018

For additional information or if you have any questions, please call SCOS at (781) 595-6972