MODESTO — St. Joachim School earned a spot among the Top 10 earners for Valley schools and nonprofits in the first month after Save Mart Supermarkets moved its S.H.A.R.E.S. program to eScrip on April 1.
Save Mart had encouraged nonprofits to sign up to their eScrip program by offering prizes for top earners in April. St. Joachim School won a package of four tickets to the NASCAR Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race in Sonoma for June 24-26. The tickets can be used as a prize for a school fundraiser, such as a raffle, according to the company
The school instead opted to give the tickets away on the last day of classes to top participating families in its eScrip program.
Under the former S.H.A.R.E.S. program, Save Mart’s largest charitable giving program, the company donated more than $4 million a year to schools and nonprofits throughout California and Northern Nevada...