FundScrip adds Walmart Canada to its catalogue of participating gift card retailers

MONTREAL, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - FundScrip (a Fundstream Inc. program) announced today that Walmart Canada has joined the FundScrip catalogue of participating gift card retailers. FundScrip fundraising groups can look forward to earnings of 2 per cent on Walmart gift cards.

"After years of being the 'most wanted' gift card requested by our customers, we are delighted to announce  Walmart gift cards are now available to FundScrip users," said Christopher Hill, Fundstream President and CEO. "Adding the Walmart is a significant milestone for our program. It advances our goal of helping Canadian fundraisers raise the most money as easily as possible for important causes and it further demonstrates Walmart's on-going commitment to Canadian charities and non-profit organizations. Everyone benefits."

The FundScrip program enables not-for-profit organizations, schools, sports teams, and cultural groups to raise money by receiving a percentage of gift cards purchased for leading retailers at face value by their supporters.

About FundScrip

FundScrip is a Canadian fundraising program operated by Fundstream Inc. whereby supporters of enrolled fundraising groups pay for their everyday purchases (i.e., groceries, gas, gifts and household items) and gifts with gift cards bought through the FundScrip program automatically generating money for their group's beneficiary. Supporters can choose gift cards from over 170 retailers across Canada. Visit www.fundscrip.com for more information.

SOURCE Fundstream Inc.

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