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Contracts must be received by
July 19 for guaranteed inclusion
in printed materials.

OFFER 20% OFF

Shoppers will receive the discount October 25 – November 3, 2019.

*10% off food, antiques and furniture.

SELL CARDS

All participating merchants are asked to either sell cards or pay a $60 participation fee.

CHANGE LIVES

100% of proceeds from
Care Card sales benefit
Family & Children’s Services.

Shoppers purchase a $60 Care Card and receive 20% off (10% off food, antiques and furniture) at 200+ participating stores and eateries during the Care Card shopping week — Friday, October 25 – Sunday, November 3, 2019. Care Cards can be purchased online, at Family & Children’s Services’ Central Office and at most participating businesses. All proceeds from card sales directly benefit Family & Children’s Services’ life-changing programs.

Click here to sign up online. For a paper agreement, please email carecard@fcsok.org.

  • Care Card is promoted leading up to and during the event throughout through print advertising, earned media, social media, billboards, signage and more.
  • Your store name will appear in ads in TulsaPeople magazine and Tulsa World, on the Care Card website and in the Care Card shopping directory, which is distributed to more than 2,000 shoppers.
  • You’ll have an opportunity to sponsor the event for even more publicity, as well as opportunities to take part in social media campaigns.
  • Care Card jump-starts holiday shopping. The savings encourage customers to purchase higher priced goods and larger quantities.
  • Care Card introduces new business opportunities to grow repeat business.
  • Care Card exposes customers to a variety of stores, many of which they may not have frequented recently or ever.
  • Customers appreciate that merchants support a well-respected non-profit.
  • Sell Care Cards at your store/restaurant OR pay a $60 participation fee.
  • Display signage, such as posters, yard signs, clings and point of sale, during Care Card.
  • Designate a contact for the Care Card liaison.
  • Teach employees how to complete Care Card transactions.
  • Agree to be responsible for total value of $60 Care Cards in merchant possession, funds received from sales and cash value of lost or stolen cards.
  • Promote Care Card on store’s social media channels and share, retweet and repin F&CS’s Care Card posts. (recommended but not required)
  • *Promote Care Card through special store events. F&CS can provide examples upon request. (recommended but not required)

There are two ways to sell Care Cards:

  • Collect money or credit card information, complete customer information sheet and provide to Family & Children’s Services for processing.
  • Run Care Card purchase through your store system. If interested in this option, please contact Family & Children’s Services for more information.

JULY 19
Merchant contract deadline

AUGUST 1
Online sales begin

OCTOBER 11
Online Care Card sales end

OCTOBER 25
Care Card shopping week begins

NOVEMBER 3
Care Card ends

NOVEMBER 4-8
Merchant liaisons pick up Care Card payments from stores

Still have questions?

No problem! Please contact Jessica Hayes at (918) 560-1115 or email carecard@fcsok.org.