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Norristown Chorale
Patron and Fundraising Programs


Patrons

Since 1977, the Norristown Chorale has presented a variety of choral music works to the Montgomery County community and provided its members with a way to allow them to perform those works.

The group is working aggressively to make itself one of the most distinguished community musical organizations in Southeastern Pennsylvania. To continue this growth, we need your help.

Your donation will be recognized in our programs and on our Web site.

We invite you to join our campaign. To make your donation send your check to:

The Norristown Chorale,
P.O. Box 532,
Norristown, PA 19404


Please include you address and phone number, and
let us know how you would like your name to appear in our programs and on our web page.


 

Help us in our fundraising

During the year we participate in a variety of fundraing activities - although no single program provides us with adequate funds to close the holes in our budget, we have several which help to close the gaps.

You are welcome to join us.

 

You Shop. Amazon Gives!

Link to Information from Amazon about their Smile program.

Amazon Smile! This is a quick and easy way to raise funds for your chosen charitable organization. Anyone who shops on Amazon can also be Giving!

Why do it?
o Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
o AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
o Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.

Setting up your choice is easy - go to "smile.amazon.com" - this a portal to Amazon where you choose your charity – and you can change your mind or charity. Type in the words “Norristown Community Chorale Inc.” [without the quotation marks] – probably 11 keystrokes in, the program may fill in the blanks – and, I think it also provides the mailing address: PO Box 532, Norristown, PA 19404 [a way of confirming your choice]. Then you start shopping.

We thank you for your support! Your gift of 0.5% of the price of your purchase will be credited to your chosen charity,.from the wording, it is only the sales price (exclusive of shipping & handling and applicable taxes).

You do NOT have to be a member of Amazon Prime. You WILL be charged the exact, same prices on both web sites - so why not support the Chorale?

 

 

e-Scrip Gift Card Sales and On-line Mall

Link to "3 Easy Ways to Earn for Our Group" on the eScrip web site.

"eScrip" is the umbrella name for a group of fundraising programs. Through eScrip you can use their Card Registy to register your grocery shopping cards, debit or credit cards to donate while using your cards at participating merchants; their On-Line Mall; and a Dining Rewards Program. We have not begun using these programs yet, but hope to in the near future..

In early 2012 we began participating in eScrip Recycling. A green and white collection box is available at rehearsals for your spent printer cartridges, as well as cell phones, CD's, and various other electronic and media items. A previous relationship with eScrip was through the now closed Genuardi Supermarket program.

 

 

Giant Food Stores - Gift Card Program

www.giantfoodstores.com

Cards are purchased at a reduced rate, one buys the cards at face value and use when shopping. The Chorale earns 5%.

The most popular denominations are $25, $50, and $100, and are available at all rehearsals. Also, denominations of $5, $10, and $20 are available by order.

 

 

Great Lakes Scrip - Gift Card Program

shopwithscrip.com - a Service of Great Lakes Scrip Center

www.glscrip.com

Purchase cards at face value, and the Chorale earns a percentage, anywhere from 2 to 18%.

Use the cards as you would cash for your regular shopping, or use as gifts.

Here are just a few of the many stores available (as of June 2018), with their respective dollar denominations.
ACME 25, 100 Staples 25, 100
AMC Theatres 25 Sunoco 50, 250
CVS 25, 100 T J Maxx 25, 100
Home Depot 25, 100, 500, 1,000 Target 25, 50, 100
K-Mart 25, 50 Walgreen's 25, 100
Sam's Club 25, 50, 100, 250 Walmart 25, 50, 100, 250
Shell 26, 50.100 Wawa 25, 100

To see the entire list - go to the web page - you can download the current list Categorically or Alphabetically.

Please note: the list is subject to change and we can only order what is currently available.

 

 

Redner Market Shopper's Program

www.rednersmarkets.com

Pick up a Save-A-Tape card from Customer Service. The same card also is used for U-Promise and Pump Perks.

There is no form to fill out.

P resenting the card at check out puts "Save-A-Tape" at the bottom of the register receipt.

Only tapes with this designation are accepted for this cash-back program. Bring your tapes to rehearsal and put in the Redner's envelope.

 

 

Sherwood Forest Farms - Seasonal Greens

This is the only fundraiser where we are actually selling an item; you place an order directly with a Chorale member.

The sale starts in September and ends usually in late October.

Greens are fresh from Washington state, long lasting, and come in a variety of wreaths and styles.

Once ordered, the contact person will designate a day for pick up - usually before Thanksgiving.

As an alternative, greens may be direct shipped to the people on your Christmas list.



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