FundScrip announces Boston Pizza as new participating retailer
Montreal, QC, March 18, 2011 – FundScrip (powered by Fundstream Inc.) has announced today that Boston Pizza has joined the FundScrip roster of participating gift card retailers. FundScrip groups can look forward to introductory earnings of 7% from Boston Pizza gift cards. Regular earnings will be 5%.
"We're thrilled to welcome Boston Pizza as a participating retailer,” said Peter Gaty, director responsible for content partnerships at Fundstream, "Boston Pizza has a long history of community involvement and fundraising efforts across Canada through the Boston Pizza Foundation, and we're happy that they're extending those efforts through the FundScrip gift card fundraising program."
The FundScrip program allows not-for-profit organizations, cultural groups, schools and sports teams the opportunity to raise money by purchasing gift cards at face value from leading retailers and FundScrip will donate a percentage back to the group.
FundScrip is a Canadian fundraising program operated by Fundstream Inc. that asks supporters of your group to pay for their everyday purchases (i.e., groceries, gas, gifts and household items) and gifts with gift cards bought through the FundScrip program. Supporters can choose gift cards from over 150 retailers across Canada. Typically a group of 50 supporters can raise $18,000 per year. Visit www.fundscrip.com for more information.
About Boston Pizza International Inc.
Boston Pizza International Inc. is Canada's No. 1 casual dining brand with more than 340 restaurants in Canada. Annually, Boston Pizza serves more than 40 million guests. The company has been recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and was named one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital for 2007 and 2008. Boston Pizza International Inc. is located in Richmond, B.C. and has regional offices in Mississauga, Ontario and Laval, Quebec. For more information visit www.bostonpizza.com.
About the Boston Pizza Foundation
The Boston Pizza Foundation raises funds for many charities across Canada, including Kids Help Phone, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Since its inception in 1990, the Boston Pizza Foundation has raised more than $12.1 million through various fundraising initiatives, the money raised supports local, national, and global non-profit organizations, all of which directly improve the health and well-being of children and families. For more information visit www.bostonpizza.com.
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