Four corporate sponsors support this program at MSS: Friends of Catholic Education (F.O.C.E.), a nonprofit organization established to lend support to Catholic schools in Frederick County, is where we purchase our Food Lion, Giant, Giant/Eagle, Safeway; as well as, Jubilee Foods in Emmitsburg: Kennie’s Markets in Gettysburg, Littlestown and Taneytown: and Trout’s Markets in Woodsboro. This program turns your grocery money into valuable tuition reductions.

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Who Can Order Grocery Cards?

Anyone can order grocery certificates from you. Grandparents, neighbors, co-workers, friends, etc. can order certificates from you. The more the merrier – and the more TR’s you earn!

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What Stores Participate?

Food Lion, Giant (including Martin’s), Giant/Eagle, Jubilee Emmitsburg, Kennie’s, Safeway, Trout’s Woodsboro, and Weis participate in this program.

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How Do I Earn Tuition Reductions?

Tuition reductions (TR’s) are earned by ordering grocery gift cards directly from Mother Seton School and using the gift cards to purchase your groceries. Here is the breakdown of TR’s earned:

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How Do I Order the Gift Cards?

Gift cards can be ordered by using the Grocery Certificate Order Form link above, printing and sending it into school with your child in their classroom home folder. You may also contactTerry Smith at (301) 447-3161 or by email at to order gift cards. I always have cash and carry gift cards. Please contact me anytime to purchase.

Gift Card orders placed on Mondays will be available for pick up Thursdays.

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When Do I Pick Up My Grocery Card Orders?

Only pre-paid certificates may be picked up at the Front Office. The certificates are available anytime after 3:00 p.m. on the dates listed below.

ALL certificates must be paid for no later than Monday morning of the order week or they cannot be ordered. ALL checks should be written care of “Mother Seton School”. Checks can be sent along with order forms or sent in an envelope marked “Grocery Certificates”.

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How Many Certificates May I Order?

The sky is the limit! The increments available for order are noted on the enclosed order form. No other increments are available.

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How Will I Receive My Tuition Reduction Statement?

Every month a Tuition reduction statement is mailed to you from our Accounting Office.

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Who Can Help Me Get Started?

Call Terry Smith at (301) 447-3161 or through email and get started ASAP!

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Grocery Cards In Stock

These cards are kept in stock. Pick up and go!

  • Food Lion ($50)
  • Giant ($50)
  • Giant Eagle ($50)
  • Jubilee ($50)
  • Kennie's ($50)
  • Safeway ($50)
  • Weis ($50)