SHOP-SES

The SHOP-SES team is responsible for the procurement, sale and promotion of stored-value cards.  Parishioners are encouraged to support the SHOP-SES program that provides FREE money for our parish. SHOP-SES stored-value cards are available on a monthly pre-order or walk-up basis. Pre-orders are encouraged to insure that the particular stored-value card you want is available. Walk-ups are only available for the most popular retailers.

WHAT IS SHOP-SES?

SHOP-SES is a stored-value card program in which the parish is able to purchase stored-value cards from over 500 retailers at a discount. By selling the stored-value cards at face value, the parish is able to generate additional funds without costing the parishioners additional money.  Retail stored-value cards can be used as cash at the particular shops. All you need to do is purchase them prior to making your regular purchases.

Pre-orders are encouraged to insure that the stored-value cards you want are available. The list of over 500 retailers is available on this website. (See below)

Place your order by e-mailing your request to SHOP-SES2011@Comcast.net or by dropping it in the Sunday Offertory Collection. You pay for the stored-value cards when you pick them up on the third weekend of the month in the lower level. The Knights of Columbus donate their time to distribute the stored-value cards. If you are unable to pick up your order on the third weekend, your pre-order can be picked up the following week at the parish office during normal office hours.

WALK-UP SALES:

Walk-up sales for the most popular retailers are available on the first and third weekends of the month. Many of the local stores that are used on a daily basis are provided.

STEPS TO FOLLOW FOR PRE-ORDERING:

  1. Review the list of available retailers. 
  2. Determine which stored-value cards you want to order.
  3. If you want to submit your order on hardcopy, use the form available in the bulletin or print the form by clicking here. If you want to submit an E-mail order, list the stored-value cards, the denomination and the quantity you want in an E-Mail and send it to SHOP-SES2011@Comcast.net. Orders received by the second weekend of the month will be available the third weekend of the month.
  4. Pick up your order on the third weekend of the month.

LIST OF AVAILABLE RETAILERS:

For a list of all vendors and their guidelines Click Here  (Vendors paying SES 8% or more have been highlighted.)

Need More Info?

Phone the Parish office at (630) 416-3325 or E-mail SHOP-SES2011@Comcast.net

 

SHOP-SES FAQ’s


Q: What is the SHOP-SES Program?

A: It is a fund raising program for our parish where you purchase stored-value cards at face value and the parish is able to generate FREE Money by purchasing the stored-value cards at a discount.

Q: Aren’t these just Gift Certificates?

A: No. These are stored-value cards that can be used for purchases at the retailer. They can be used as gifts, but they also can be used for regular purchases.

Q: Where can I see a list of Stored-value cards available?

A: For a list of all vendors and their guidelines click here.  Vendors paying SES 8% or more have been highlighted).  You can write to SHOP-SES2011@Comcast.net  and a list will be E-mailed to you.  You can stop by the SHOP-SES Pickup table on the first and third weekend of the month and pick up a list of vendors.

Q: How do I place an Order?

A: You can place an order by dropping it in the collection basket on Sunday or you can E-mail your order to SHOP-SES2011@Comcast.net

Q: How much does the parish make on my order?

A: The percentage made on each stored-value card varies by retailer. The list of retailers also indicates the percentage of profit for the parish.

Q: When are orders due?

A: Orders are due on the second weekend of the month.

Q: When are orders available for pickup?

A: Orders can be picked up on the third weekend of the month or at the parish office the week following the third weekend.

Q: Do I have to pre-pay for my order?

A: No, you can pay when you pick up your order.

Q: Do I have to pre-order?

A: You do not have to pre-order. Limited selections of stored-value cards are available on the first and third weekends, but it is highly recommended that you pre-order to insure that the stored-value cards for the retailers you want are available.

Q: If I don’t place an order can I still get cards?

A: Some of the more popular Stored-Value Cards are available on the first and third weekends of the month.

Q: What if the retailer I want is not on the order form?

A: The order form only contains the most popular stored-value cards. You need to check the full list of retailers available. You can then write it on the order form or E-mail your order to SHOP-SES2011@Comcast.net.

Q: What is the schedule for SHOP-SES?

A: First weekend of the month: Walk-up sales of the most popular local retailers

Second weekend of the month: Pre-orders are due to the parish by Sunday night. You can order from any of the vendors listed on the website.

Third weekend of the month:  Pre-orders can be picked-up and Walk-up sales are available

 

To order or to request more information about the SHOP-SES program, please contact
SHOP-SES2011@comcast.net

SHOP-SES Order Form
SHOP-SES Vendor List