Shopping With A Purpose


Publix Key Tag  •  Target REDcard  •  Office Depot Rewards Program  •  Box Tops  •  Amazon Smile  •  Shop Local  •  Verner Spirit Store

  • Publix Key Tag: Swipe your Publix Key Tag when grocery shopping. Please “swipe” it each time you make a purchase (before you pay!) at a Publix grocery store and Verner will receive a percentage of your total purchase.
  • Target REDcard: If you have a Target REDcard, enroll in Take Charge of Education and choose Verner as your school of choice. Verner will receive a donation check based on your purchases.
  • Office Depot: When shopping at Office Depot (Tuscaloosa), have your purchases applied to Verner for school credits equal to 5% of qualifying purchases in the form of an Office Depot Merchandise Card that can be used towards FREE supplies. Ask the sales associate to look up Verner’s Rewards ID number before completing your transaction.
  • Box Tops: Clip and save Box Tops. Details regarding the first Box Tops collection contest will be announced after school begins. Visit
  • AmazonSmile: If you shop online at Amazon, you can earn cash for the Verner Elementary PTA with each purchase. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Verner Elementary PTA whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same as Amazon (same products, prices, and Amazon Prime benefits). Start your shopping at and enter Verner Elementary PTA as your charitable organization of choice.
    • Login with your Amazon email and password (or create an Amazon account if you don’t already have one). This will take you to the “Select a Charitable Organization to Start Shopping” page.
    • Enter Verner Elementary in the “pick your own charitable organization” box.
    • Verner Elementary PTA will appear. Click the Select button.
    • Start shopping.
    • Questions? Learn more about AmazonSmile
  • Shop Local: Five cents of the nine cents sales tax collected on every dollar spent in Tuscaloosa County stays in Tuscaloosa County. That includes almost 1.35¢ that goes directly to local public schools. And when shopping at merchants located in the City of Tuscaloosa, two cents of the local tax goes to the City of Tuscaloosa’s General Fund which, in the past, has provided financial support to the Tuscaloosa City Schools.
  • Verner Spirit Store: Every purchase supports the Verner Student Council. A portion of all sales will go towards our efforts to support educational needs in our school, show appreciation to our teachers, and to promote awareness of needs in our community. The Verner Spirit Store website address is:
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