Effortless Donations for Zen River (Easy as ABC!)

By Reishin Denise Leong, ZRS Priest, excerpted from the Sept. 2017 ZRS newsletter

  1. Smile Amazon – Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Zen River.  Go to smile.amazon.com, log in to your account, and choose Friends of Zen OSHKOSH (NOT APPLETON) as your charity. From then on, just remember to go to Smile Amazon when making purchases—the donations are automatic!
  2. Woodman’s Gift Cards – Woodman’s donates 5% of the gift card amount to Zen River. To purchase $50 or $100 gift cards, good at any Woodman’s, see Kai Hui Jill Buckmaster.
  3. Scrip – Purchase gift cards from hundreds of stores and services through the Scrip program. These companies donate a percentage of the gift card amount to Zen River. You can check out the offerings at www.shopwithscrip.com and order your gift cards in one of two ways:
    • Fill out a form and give to Reishin with cash/check payment
    • Or, you can create an account online at www.shopwithscrip.com and enroll in the Zen River Sangha Program to order online:
      • Click Get Started
      • Click Join Your Existing Program
      • Enrollment Code: C427F54542779
    • To pay for purchases through your account…
      1. Simply log into your ShopWithScrip® account and click on the PrestoPay link under Family Functions on your Dashboard.
      2. Enter your checking account information.
      3. Complete the steps to verify your information, and you will receive a secure approval code.
      4. That’s it! You will then be able to choose the PrestoPay option when you check out.
      5. A small $0.15 convenience fee will apply to each order.

Gift cards can be picked up at the zendo 7-10 days after you order. If you have questions, please contact Reishin.



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