Seasonal fundraising by each family is necessary, as Palatine Swim team is 100% funded by the fees collected at the beginning of each season, at registration.  The money each swimmer raises helps meet budgetary expenses, such as coaches’ salaries and professional development, pool and facility rental, local, regional and national meet expenses for the coaching staff, awards, equipment, team builders for the swimmers, and other expenses. There will be at least one mandatory fundraiser each season. An annual swim-a-thon is an example of a mandatory fundraiser. Families will be required to raise at least $50 to $100 a season to sustain the needs of the team. Other optional fundraising activities held include car washes, selling candy, scrip gift cards, bake sales etc. In addition, the Palatine Swim Team hosts two to four swim meets yearly (including the Summer & Winter Splash meets) in which a swimmer or family may procure ads posted in the heat sheets sold to attending families. 



The PPD Scrip program allows families to reduce their swim team fees for the upcoming swim season.  When you use scrip gift cards at your favorite retailers, you’re fundraising while you shop! There are over 300 of the country’s biggest brands, including grocery, department stores, gas stations, restaurants, hotels, home improvement, and more. Just by using scrip to pay for your normal weekly purchase, you can easily raise $500 or more a year! It’s time to put your shopping dollars to work!

The next opportunities to purchase physical gift cards will be Tuesday, November 30th and Friday December 10th. Arrangements will be made for gift card pick up at select swim practices. Ecards are available for purchase at any time. Orders can be placed online or through Raise Right App. 

To place an order online go to: 

1. Go to

2. click on “Register” then “Join a Scrip Program”

3. Enter PPD’S organizational code:  4219C5C855592

4. Create a Family Account

To order using the RaiseRight™ mobile app:

1. Join the program: First, download the RaiseRight mobile app from the app store using your smartphone or tablet. Then, enter the enrollment code to join: 4219C5C855592

2. Buy gift cards. When you’re ready to check out, sign up for secure online payments. You can link a bank account, add a credit card, or both. 

3. Get and use your gift cards.  eGift cards are delivered to the app within minutes—view them in your Wallet.  Physical gift cards are mailed to your coordinator. Many are reloadable so you can keep earning with the ones you have.  Use both types in-store and online.

We encourage the use of PrestoPay. With PrestoPay, the money comes directly out of your account when you order ($0.15 charge to each order placed). Payments can also be made with a credit card (2.6% fee on each transaction). For more information on payment options go to:

Questions? Please email the PPD Scrip Coordinator, Cynthia Fletcher. 


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