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Pleasanton's 99 Ranch Market offers 3% of today's sale to help local schools

Original post made on Jun 8, 2010

The CORE (Community OutReach for Education)
campaign is winding down, but there are a couple of last-minute ways to help out.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, June 7, 2010, 4:00 PM

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Posted by Michelle
a resident of Downtown
on Jun 8, 2010 at 8:45 am

Downtown businesses are selling the coupon books as well. Here are se examples of the coupons in the book: Cold Stone, Murphy's Paw, Your Stage Toys, Gourmet Works, Pasta's, Barones, passionate Athlete (40%,) and many more.

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Posted by Diva
a resident of Bonde Ranch
on Jun 8, 2010 at 8:51 am

It would be nice if Safeway, Walmart, and Lucky's do the same for our schools.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:26 am

diva = America's greatest nada...eeh eeh eet, eeh eeh eet...

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Posted by Ryan
a resident of Downtown
on Jun 8, 2010 at 10:02 am

I agree with Diva. Ranch 99 is clearly putting out a positive message with this one.

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Posted by Dark Corners of Town
a resident of Country Fair
on Jun 8, 2010 at 10:22 am

To 'Diva' - you said: "It would be nice if Safeway, Walmart, and Lucky's do the same for our schools."
Safeway does. It's called 'scrip' and it provides 4% back to the school/organization year round, all the time. There's also e-scrip. Contact your local school. You can participate even if you don't have a child/student. Ask a friend with a student. Raley's, Gene's and others participate as well.

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Posted by Tori
a resident of Country Fair
on Jun 8, 2010 at 10:33 am

Safeway and Walmart help local schools in other ways. Safeway is part of the Escrip program ( If you register your Safeway club card you can specify an organziation that a percentage of your shopping dollars go to. The amonts and products vary, but do add up and non profits can make quite a bit of money from these programs. Walmart Gift cards are available through a program called Shop With Scrip. Signing up for escrip is very easy by visiting the website. You will want to check with your local school regarding shop with scrip and other such programs if you'd like to help. Take care

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