Stock Up on Gift Cards for Summer!

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As the days grow longer and the weather warms up, summer is just around the corner! For some FundScrip campaigns, now is the time to stock up on gift cards for essentials and everything else the summer offers. It's the season for outdoor adventures, backyard barbecues, and lazy days at the beach. Whether planning a road trip, hosting a backyard bash, or simply enjoying the sunshine, stocking up on FundScrip gift cards can make your summer more enjoyable and impactful for your cause.

Top Summer Essentials from Participating Retailers

Food: Ensure your pantry is stocked, with gift cards for your local grocery store, whether it be Sobeys, Metro, Loblaws, or another. From fresh produce to barbecue essentials, these cards will keep your kitchen ready for any summer gathering.

BBQ supplies and camping: Home Depot, Canadian Tire, and Atmosphere are your go-to destinations for all things outdoor. Whether grilling in the backyard or embarking on a camping trip, these retailers have everything you need to make the most of the great outdoors.

Outdoor gear and summer apparel: Update your summer wardrobe and gear up for outdoor adventures with gift cards from Sport Chek, Hudson’s Bay, Simons, and Old Navy. From swimsuits to hiking boots, these retailers have you covered from head to toe.

Refreshing beverages and on-the-go snacks: Stay cool and hydrated with Starbucks, Tim Hortons, and McDonald's gift cards. These cards are perfect for summer refreshment, like sipping iced coffee or indulging in a sweet treat.

Summer travel: Fuel up with Petro-Canada™, Ultramar, and Shell gas gift cards. Or earn even more for your group with fuel savings cards from Esso™ and Mobil™. Planning a getaway? Gift cards from Uber, Airbnb, WestJet, and zaluna can help you explore new destinations. Whether hitting the road or taking to the skies, these cards can get supporters and your fundraiser to their desired destination.

Summer Events and Parties

From backyard barbecues to poolside parties, make your summer celebrations unforgettable with these gift cards:

Party supplies: Stock up on decorations, tableware, and more with gift cards from Dollarama, Giant Tiger, and With a wide selection of affordable essentials, these retailers have everything you need to host the perfect summer soirée.

Party snacks: Satisfy your guests with delicious treats from M&M Food Market and Walmart. Whether you're craving savory appetizers or sweet indulgences, these gift cards allow you to pick up a variety of snacks to please every palate. From gourmet finger foods to classic party favorites, M&M Food Market and Walmart have you covered, ensuring your gatherings are as tasty as they are memorable.

Pool supplies: Dive into summer fun with gift cards from Club Piscine Super Fitness (available in Ontario and Quebec). From pool toys to maintenance supplies, Club Piscine Super Fitness can ensure your backyard oasis is ready for aquatic fun or tranquility.

For administrators placing their campaign on pause during the summer, now is the last chance to organize a group order. Encourage supporters to spread the word and involve friends, family, and colleagues in supporting your cause. If it hasn’t already been set up, administrators can explore adding online supporter ordering for the summer, providing convenience and flexibility for supporters. So don't wait, start stocking up on gift cards for essentials today and make this summer one to remember, all while supporting your favorite cause!