Shop & Search to Help
The following programs give percentages of your purchases at participating stores and online searches to Friends of the Family. There are several different options so you can pick the ones that best suits you and your shopping habits. Please take a moment to read about the available programs and give us a call if you have any questions.
RalphsClub This is a quick and easy way for Friends of the Family to receive a percentage of all your Ralphs purchases. Simply go to http://www.ralphs.com/myralphs/703/Pages/community_contribution.aspx and click on Sign Up as a Participant. Then enter Friends of the Family’s NPO number which is 80620, your Ralphs Club number (the whole number listed on your club card) and the rest of the required information. You do NOT have to enter your email address or phone number. If you don’t have your Ralphs Card Number handy, you can call 1-800-660-9003 to get it.
eScrip.com With this option you sign up online, enter your credit card numbers, debit card number, Vons Club and other loyalty card numbers and that’s it! Every time you use any of the cards you registered at a participating store they give a percentage of your purchase (generally 1%-5%) to Friends of the Family. The donation occurs whether you shop in the store or online. Simply go to www.escrip.com, click on Sign Up and then search for Friends of the Family by name or by group number (500005777). Continue through the sign-up procedure and you’re all set. Participating stores include: Vons/Pavillions, Macy’s, Eddie Bauer, American Airlines, OfficeMax, Linen’s n Things, Bristol Farms, Baja Fresh, Pick up Stix and more.
iGive.com With this option Friends of the Family gets an even larger percentage of what you spend (up to 26%) but all purchases must be made online. In order to have your purchase count, you login to the iGive site, pick the retailer you want to shop, and then proceed to the retailer’s site to make your purchase. To sign up, go to www.igive.com/fofca, enter your email address and continue through the sign up process. There are many, many participating stores including: Dell, Barnes & Noble, Petco, itunes.com, BabyGap.com, Restoration Hardware, Expedia, SONY, and more. For a complete listing check out their website.
GoodSearch This is a very easy way to support Friends of the Family with no sign-up needed. Simply go to www.goodsearch.com when you want to search the web, enter Friends of the Family as the charity you want to support and click Verify. Then make sure to select Friends of the Family, Van Nuys as there are several organizations that will be listed. GoodSearch will remember Friends of the Family from that point on. Every time you make a search a small amount will be contributed to Friends of the Family. Its only a few cents, but it really adds up with many searches from lots of supporters. The search is powered by Yahoo. If you like, you can add GoodSearch to your browser’s toolbar.
GoodShop A partner with GoodSearch, GoodShop will donate up to 30% of your purchase to Friends of the Family. Over 700 great stores including Amazon, iTunes, Staples, Gap, Best Buy, and Macy's are teamed up with GoodShop.com. Simply follow the link to www.goodshop.com, choose Friends of the Family as the charity you would like to support, and click Verify. Then make sure to select Friends of the Family, Van Nuys as there are several organizations that will be listed. GoodShop will remember Friends of the Family from that point on. Every time you make a purchase through this portal, a percentage of your total will be contributed to Friends of the Family.
We're Here to Help Please call us if you have any difficulties signing up for any of these programs. If you’re not so savvy about using the web, we can walk you through it. Please contact Brenda Hillhouse at (818) 988-4430 or email@example.com to get set up.