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Kroger Community Rewards Program
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Kroger Community Rewards Program

Contact Kristy Gamble at 606-743-3133 or if you have questions

How does the Kroger Community Awards program work?

Individuals just shop and scan their Kroger Plus Card, which supports their organization.

How do I enroll?


How does the organization earn money when supporters use their Kroger Plus Card?

Kroger will pay up to $750,000 on a quarterly basis to participating organizations based on their percentage of spending as it relates to the total spending of all participating Kroger Community Reward organizations. Kroger limits its quarterly contributions to a maximum contribution of $750,000 to be distributed among all participating eligible organizations. Kroger limits a participating organization’s earned rewards to a maximum of $50,000 quarterly. Kroger limits a participating household’s earned contribution to a maximum of $300 quarterly. The minimum payout is $25.00 per organization. The quarterly rewards check will be mailed within 30 days after the close of each quarterly cycle.

Does Kroger have any restrictions on how our group used the rewards we earn?

All proceeds derived from Kroger Community Rewards must be used for charitable purposes of the Organization within the communities Kroger serves and cannot be used for political or legal purposes.

Can the organization administrator register the Kroger Plus Card for everyone in his/her group?

No. Each individual must enroll his or her own Kroger Plus Card. If their information is not current they will need to update it at www.kroger.comor call 1-800-KROGERS, option #3.

How do group members enroll if they do not have internet access?

Options include: asking a family member that has a computer to help them, using public library computers, or seeking assistance from one of our members who has a computer.

After I enroll my Kroger Plus Card with an organization, how long before my purchases start counting towards the rewards?

Your purchases will begin earning rewards for your designated organization within 10 days of registering your Kroger Plus Card online within any term.

How do I know if my Kroger Plus Card is enrolled?

Within 10 days of successfully enrolling your Kroger Plus Card, check under the My Account heading to verify enrollment.

Does everything in my shopping cart count towards my donation to my organization?

Supporters can earn rewards on almost anything, every time they shop. However there are specific purchases that cannot be included: Alcohol, Tobacco, Government Assisted Pharmacy Expenses, Postage Stamps, Kroger Co. Family of Stores Gift Cards, Green Dot Prepaid Reloadable Products, MoneyPaks, 1-2-3 Rewards Reloadable Visa Prepaid Debit Card, Recharge Cards, American Express Variable Load Gift Cards, Visa Variable Load Gift Cards, MasterCard Variable Load Gift Cards, Bottle Deposits, Lottery and Promotional tickets, Money Orders, Western Union, Fuel, and Sales Tax are excluded from eligible purchases. Eligible pharmacy purchases include out of pocket co-pays for nongovernment assisted pharmacy programs.

How will my organization know when the threshold has been met?

Organizations will get a quarterly statement from Kroger detailing all activity associated with their organization.

Can my supporters give to more than one organization through Kroger Community Rewards?

No. Your Kroger Plus Card can be linked to only one organization at a time. However, you may change your nonprofit organization designation online by going to

Why participate?

Board, staff, family, and friends can offer their support by simply linking their Kroger purchases to the agency, making their dollars benefit the mission of our organization.

P. O. Box 367 / 151 University Drive • West Liberty, Kentucky 41472  • 606.743.3133 •