Shopping programs

Link up for us! Raise funds for us for free by linking your shopping rewards to Mercer's PTO. Shop as you normally would, and the retailers do the rest. Share the instructions with friends and family - they can also help us grow!


Download shopping programs instructions here.




Kroger donates annually to Mercer's PTO based on our group's percentage of spending out of all participating organizations. Learn more here. Participants need a registered Kroger rewards card and an online Kroger account at


From the web:

  1. Sign into your account at
  2. Click "My Account"
  3. Click "Community Rewards"
  4. Search for "Mercer Elementary PTO" either by name or code QJ656 and then click "Enroll".

From the app: 

  1. Download the Kroger app from your preferred app store and sign in to your account.
  2. Open "Settings" within the app by tapping the three horizontal lines in the upper right corner.
  3. Tap "Rewards" and select "Community Rewards".
  4. Search for "Mercer Elementary PTO" and tap "Enroll".


For purchases to count, use your registered Kroger rewards card when shopping.




Physical Box Top clippings are being replaced with an app that scans receipts and automatically identifies purchases eligible for donation to our PTO. No more cardboard to clip and save! 


The app will find participating products purchased at any store and instantly add funds to our PTO account. Some Box Tops products are not labeled; the full list of eligible products is available in the app.


From the app:

  1. Download the Box Tops for Education app at your favorite app store.
  2. Create an account and search for "Mercer Elementary School" when prompted to "Find a School". 
  3. There are many schools named Mercer - select the one on Bartels Road.

Shop as you normally would and scan your receipts from any store. The app will do the rest.




Mabel's Labels donates 20% of sales to Mercer Elementary. Need labels for your child’s clothes and gear for camp or school? Check out Mabel’s Labels in a variety of tag styles for any type of item.


From the web: 

  1. Go to and click "Support a Fundraiser" in the upper right. 
  2. Search for "Mercer Elementary"
  3. Select "Mercer Elementary (Cincinnati)" from the list

Shop as you normally would. You can receive 20% off your first purchase.