Valpak $50 VISA Gift Card Giveaway | 2013 Back to School Bash #wingiveaways

by Marcy on August 15, 2013 · 226 comments

valpak back to school gift card giveawayIf you read this blog, chances are good you are familiar with coupons, which likely means yous are also familiar with those blue envelopes full of coupons that arrive in the mail each month. Valpak has been distributing those blue envelopes full of coupons for more than 40 years, saving shoppers money on everything from dining to financial planning; groceries to auto maintenance.

What you might not know is that you can also visit www.Valpak.com to search and print free coupons for local businesses, as well as grocery coupons and even coupon codes for major retailers such as Dell, Foot Locker, The Limited, Walmart, Macy’s, Gap, and HP! Whether you want to save on back to school items or free up money in your budget to spend on back to school, you are bound to save with Valpak.

These days most of us are all about using our smartphones when we are on the go. Be sure to check out the Valpak FREE Coupon Mobile App which makes it even easier for you to find local savings on the things that you want most! The Valpak Moble App also integrates with Passbook and Windows wallets.

Be sure to check out Valpak on both Facebook and Twitter plus check out ValPak’s Back to School Sweepstakes – you could win $500 to go Back to School in style!

WIN IT! Valpak is offering 1 lucky winner a $50 VISA Gift Card to spend on back to school items, or as you wish.

What am I giving away?

1 winner will receive a $50 VISA Gift Card from Valpak

How can you win?

You can enter up to 4 times:

1) Leave a comment letting me know what you still need to buy to get ready for back to school. (Note: Scroll to the bottom of this post and click “Post Comment”. You must be on my site – you can’t do this through a reader.)

2) Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter:

Win a $50 VISA Gift Card from @Valpakcoupons over at @StretchingABuck: https://www.stretchingabuckblog.com/?p=68452 #wingiveaways #backtoschool

3) Fans of the Stretching a Buck Facebook page automatically earn an extra entry. Leave a comment here letting me know if you are a fan.

4) Subscribe to my feed or email newsletter and stay on top of all of the deals that I write about each week! If you already subscribe, please leave a separate comment letting me know that you are currently a subscriber (thank you!).

Who is eligible?

You must have a valid US address to be eligible

When does this giveaway end?

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 3PM EST

The winner will be chosen via the random number generator at random.org and will be notified via email. Please note that if I do not hear from the winner within 48 hours, another winner will be chosen.

Good Luck!

Enter my other 2013 Back to School Giveaways here!

Be sure to enter for your chance to win on these blogs as well:

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This post sponsored by Valpak as part of the Win Giveaways 2013 Back to School Giveaway Bash. This post was written by me and was not edited by the sponsor. Read more in my disclosure policy. Find more information on the terms for this giveaway on the Win Giveaways Facebook page. Note that prizes may take up to 4-6 weeks to ship.


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1 Rhonda August 15, 2013 at 9:06 AM

Still need to get quad-rule paper for math and permanent markers.

2 Rhonda August 15, 2013 at 9:06 AM

I’m a fan on FB!

3 Rhonda August 15, 2013 at 9:07 AM

I’m subscribed to your feed.

4 Kelly D August 15, 2013 at 9:32 AM

I need to buy a back pack for my daughter, shoes for both kids, folders and notebooks.

5 Kelly D August 15, 2013 at 9:34 AM
6 Kelly D August 15, 2013 at 9:34 AM

I Like you on FB(Kelly D Saver)

7 Kelly D August 15, 2013 at 9:35 AM

I subscribe to your email.

8 Amy August 15, 2013 at 9:51 AM

I need to get a backpack and shoes!

9 Janelle August 15, 2013 at 10:30 AM

Still need a backpack and need to go clothes shopping!

10 tonya sutherland August 15, 2013 at 10:38 AM

I still need to get everything!!! OMG and I am a fan on facebook! Thanks!!

11 Candice August 15, 2013 at 10:46 AM

We still need a backpack.

12 Candice August 15, 2013 at 10:46 AM

I am an email subscriber. Thanks!

13 Candice August 15, 2013 at 10:47 AM

I like you on Facebook.

14 Mami2jcn August 15, 2013 at 10:47 AM

My son needs jeans!

15 Mami2jcn August 15, 2013 at 10:47 AM

I like you on Facebook as Mary Happymommy.

16 Mami2jcn August 15, 2013 at 10:48 AM

I subscribe to your email newsletter.

17 Candice August 15, 2013 at 10:48 AM
18 Lisa Brown August 15, 2013 at 10:56 AM

I only need a backpack.

19 Lisa Brown August 15, 2013 at 10:57 AM
20 Lisa Brown August 15, 2013 at 10:57 AM

follow on FB as Lisa Brown

21 Lisa Brown August 15, 2013 at 10:58 AM

email subscriber with: jslbrown_03 at yahoo dot com

22 rebecca August 15, 2013 at 11:49 AM

I’d love to buy a back pack for each of my kids, dry erase markers, graph paper, and binders for our timeline cards!

23 rebecca August 15, 2013 at 11:50 AM

I am a fb fan! (first time I wrote, I am a fb FAB.) Oops. :)

24 Elena August 15, 2013 at 12:04 PM

I need to buy a backpack

25 Elena August 15, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Follow on Facebook as Elena Istomina

26 Elena August 15, 2013 at 12:05 PM
27 Elena August 15, 2013 at 12:05 PM

I subscribe to your emails

28 jamie kelsey August 15, 2013 at 12:06 PM

i still need a few binders and some flash cards

29 jamie kelsey August 15, 2013 at 12:07 PM

i am a fan of yours on facebook.

30 jamie kelsey August 15, 2013 at 12:08 PM

i follow your daily email updates.

31 Rosie August 15, 2013 at 12:34 PM

pens — I’m really fussy about them, as I adore writing with fine point felt tip and colors, but really dislike many others, so I wait for bargains and my favs!

32 Janet W. August 15, 2013 at 1:16 PM

My grandson is just about to outgrow his current shoes, so we’ll need a new pair of shoes soon!

33 Janet W. August 15, 2013 at 1:16 PM

Fan of yours on facebook – Janet Watson

34 Janet W. August 15, 2013 at 1:17 PM

I subscribe to your emails.

35 Bridget Heiple Reich August 15, 2013 at 1:47 PM

We are done back to school shopping right now. I know my daughter is going to need shoes soon, though! :)

36 Tabathia B August 15, 2013 at 1:49 PM

M daughter needs a graphing calculator, graphing paper and a few binders

tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

37 Bridget Heiple Reich August 15, 2013 at 1:50 PM
38 Tabathia B August 15, 2013 at 1:50 PM
39 Bridget Heiple Reich August 15, 2013 at 1:51 PM

I am a fan on facebook.

40 Tabathia B August 15, 2013 at 1:57 PM

email subscriber

41 Tabathia B August 15, 2013 at 1:58 PM

like on facebook: michelle b

42 Jessica B. August 15, 2013 at 2:08 PM

Shoes and clothes for my sons!

43 Jessica B. August 15, 2013 at 2:09 PM
44 Jessica B. August 15, 2013 at 2:10 PM

I’m a fan on facebook Jessica Beard

45 Jessica B. August 15, 2013 at 2:10 PM

I subscribe to emails.

46 rachel August 15, 2013 at 2:32 PM

I think I’m all set for schooltime!

47 rachel August 15, 2013 at 2:33 PM

I subscribe via RSS

48 Rebecca A August 15, 2013 at 2:39 PM

My kids have been in school for more than a week, so we are all set. I am always looking for deals to stock up on, though!

49 Rebecca A August 15, 2013 at 2:39 PM

I am a fan on facebook.

50 Jessie C. August 15, 2013 at 2:48 PM

I still need to get a few packs of crayons and backpacks.

51 Jessie C. August 15, 2013 at 2:48 PM

-https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/368081704704950272

52 Jessie C. August 15, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Fan of the Stretching a Buck Facebook page

53 Jessie C. August 15, 2013 at 2:49 PM

I am a subscriber

54 Rebecca August 15, 2013 at 3:04 PM

I still need to by the kids shoes

55 Jennifer B August 15, 2013 at 3:31 PM

I still need 2 uniform shirts!!!

56 Jennifer B August 15, 2013 at 3:31 PM

I subscribe to RSS

57 Janet W. August 15, 2013 at 3:41 PM
58 Suz August 15, 2013 at 5:00 PM

I still need to get uniform pants.. And green pens. Green pens??

59 Anne Marie August 15, 2013 at 5:16 PM

We still need to buy shoes.

60 Anne Marie August 15, 2013 at 5:17 PM

I am an email subscriber.

61 Anne Marie August 15, 2013 at 5:18 PM

I am a fan on FB.

62 Melissa A. August 15, 2013 at 5:36 PM

I’ve finished shoping for everything except for a few classroom supplies (kleenex and post it notes)

63 Melissa A. August 15, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Iam a fan of Stretching a Buck on Facebook

64 Melissa A. August 15, 2013 at 5:38 PM

I am an email subscriber

65 Dawn Ganey August 15, 2013 at 5:53 PM

I need the $50 because my daughter’s orientation is 8/19 for nursing school. She begins 8/21 for 2 year RN program.

66 Shelly :) August 15, 2013 at 5:54 PM

I’m a fan on FB :)

67 Shelly :) August 15, 2013 at 5:55 PM

I subscribe to your feed in Bloglovin’ :)

68 Dawn Ganey August 15, 2013 at 5:56 PM
69 Shelly :) August 15, 2013 at 5:56 PM

I tweeted about this giveaway here: https://twitter.com/smilinshell11

70 Dawn Ganey August 15, 2013 at 5:57 PM

Already a facebook fan of Stretching a Buck – dawn ganey

71 Dawn Ganey August 15, 2013 at 5:58 PM

[email protected] – already an e-mail subscriber.

72 Cheryl August 15, 2013 at 6:17 PM

1) Actually I do not need to still buy anything to be ready for back to school.

73 Cheryl August 15, 2013 at 6:19 PM
74 Cheryl August 15, 2013 at 6:20 PM

Liked your FB page as Cheryl R.

75 Cheryl August 15, 2013 at 6:21 PM

4) Signed up for emails: the simplyblogs @ gmail . Com

76 Sharon August 15, 2013 at 6:22 PM

hubby goes to college so we’d need the gift card to put towards tuition :)

77 Sharon August 15, 2013 at 6:24 PM

just tweeted about it

78 Sharon August 15, 2013 at 6:24 PM

i’m a fan on facebook

79 Connie August 15, 2013 at 7:33 PM

I need to buy a couple more pairs of uniforms pants.

80 Connie August 15, 2013 at 7:34 PM

I like you on Facebook.

81 Connie August 15, 2013 at 7:34 PM

I’m an email subscriber.

82 cher August 15, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Still need a god organizer/calendar. Shoes, and a wishful tablet.

83 cher August 15, 2013 at 8:38 PM

I am a fan of SB on FB and also ValuPak

84 cher August 15, 2013 at 8:38 PM

I subscribe to your newsletters via email

85 Teresa C August 15, 2013 at 9:15 PM

My teenager never knows what he wants until the first day of school. So he needs everything YESTERDAY when he starts.

86 Teresa C August 15, 2013 at 9:15 PM

I am a Facebook fan

87 Teresa C August 15, 2013 at 9:17 PM

I am an email subscriber too.

88 Selene M. August 15, 2013 at 9:36 PM

My kids are all grown, so no back-to-school shopping for me.

89 S.A. August 15, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Nothing needed now, but I do like to stock up on all the pens and tape and office things during the back to school deals.

90 S.A. August 15, 2013 at 9:37 PM

I’m already a fan on Facebook! :)

91 S.A. August 15, 2013 at 9:38 PM

I subscribe to the email newsletter.

92 Selene M. August 15, 2013 at 9:39 PM

I’m a fan on Facebook as Selene Montgomery

93 S.A. August 15, 2013 at 9:39 PM
94 Selene M. August 15, 2013 at 9:41 PM

I’m subscribed via The Old REader

95 jeri boss August 15, 2013 at 10:07 PM

maybe some more paper

96 jeri boss August 15, 2013 at 10:08 PM

i receive your emails

97 jeri boss August 15, 2013 at 10:08 PM

i am a facebook fan

98 jeri boss August 15, 2013 at 10:09 PM

i follow on twitter

99 Michelle Hudak August 16, 2013 at 1:33 AM

We haven’t purchased anything yet…we’re moving to a new district and don’t have our supply list yet.

100 Michelle Hudak August 16, 2013 at 1:34 AM
101 Michelle Hudak August 16, 2013 at 1:35 AM

I liked your Facebook page (Michelle Hudak)

102 Michelle Hudak August 16, 2013 at 1:35 AM

I’m a current email subscriber

103 Wild Orchid August 16, 2013 at 6:52 AM

I still need crayons!

Thanks for the chance to win!
wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

104 Wild Orchid August 16, 2013 at 6:53 AM

tweet–https://twitter.com/WildOrchid985/status/368324638813605888

105 Wild Orchid August 16, 2013 at 6:54 AM

I like you on FB — Wild Orchid
wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

106 Wild Orchid August 16, 2013 at 6:55 AM

I am an e-mail subscriber!
wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

107 Dawn W. August 16, 2013 at 7:29 AM

I still need to buy some paper.

108 Dawn W. August 16, 2013 at 7:29 AM

I’m a facebook fan.

109 Dawn W. August 16, 2013 at 7:30 AM

I’m subscribed to your e-mails.

110 karel August 16, 2013 at 9:03 AM

I still need to buy a calculator and my textbooks.

111 karel August 16, 2013 at 9:07 AM
112 shannon oelrich August 16, 2013 at 11:21 AM

my kids started school July 31st so I dont need anything else but food for lunches continually.

113 shannon oelrich August 16, 2013 at 11:22 AM

I like you on facebook

114 shannon oelrich August 16, 2013 at 11:24 AM

I am an e-mail subscriber

115 Brooke August 16, 2013 at 12:26 PM

We have everything ready to go for our first day

116 Brooke August 16, 2013 at 12:26 PM

I tweeted about the giveaway :)

117 Brooke August 16, 2013 at 12:27 PM

I am a facebook fan

118 Brooke August 16, 2013 at 12:27 PM

I am an email subscriber

119 June Lisle August 16, 2013 at 4:45 PM

I don’t need anything because I am not going to school right now. I may take some online classes in the future though.

120 June Lisle August 16, 2013 at 4:47 PM

I Like you on Facebook as June Lisle

121 June Lisle August 16, 2013 at 4:48 PM

I am already a confirmed email subscriber.

122 Andrea Williams August 16, 2013 at 5:14 PM

I still need to buy backpacks and a scientific calculator for my teen.

123 Andrea Williams August 16, 2013 at 5:15 PM

Follow on facebook.

124 Andrea Williams August 16, 2013 at 5:15 PM

Subscribe via email.

125 Camiele August 16, 2013 at 6:11 PM

I don’t need to buy anything else for this year!

126 Camiele August 16, 2013 at 6:12 PM

Tweeted it on Twitter.

127 Camiele August 16, 2013 at 6:12 PM

I am a fan of yours on Facebook.

128 Camiele August 16, 2013 at 6:12 PM

I subscribe through a reader.

129 rebecca shockley August 16, 2013 at 7:20 PM

Shoes and backpack, water bottles, and glue sticks

130 rebecca shockley August 16, 2013 at 7:24 PM
131 rebecca shockley August 16, 2013 at 7:27 PM

I’m a FB fan as rebecca shockley

132 Milian O August 16, 2013 at 10:47 PM

I still need to get tissues and sanitizer.

133 Milian O August 16, 2013 at 10:48 PM

I’m an email subscriber.

134 Milian O August 16, 2013 at 10:49 PM

I like you on facebook.

135 LinhC August 16, 2013 at 10:58 PM

I need to get a flash drive.

136 LinhC August 16, 2013 at 10:59 PM

like you on fb.

137 jeannine s August 17, 2013 at 1:32 AM

i need to still get sneakers for my youngest for school

138 jeannine s August 17, 2013 at 1:33 AM

like you on facebook (jeannine denchek-scavo)

139 LinhC August 17, 2013 at 11:05 AM

Email subscriber

140 Sharon August 17, 2013 at 3:14 PM

I think we still need some new lunch boxes.

141 Sharon August 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM
142 Sharon August 17, 2013 at 3:16 PM

I am a fan on FB.

143 Erica Best August 17, 2013 at 4:12 PM

new shoes for my nephew

144 Erica Best August 17, 2013 at 4:12 PM
145 Erica Best August 17, 2013 at 4:13 PM

fan on facebook

146 Erica Best August 17, 2013 at 4:14 PM

following on goggle reader

147 Kim August 17, 2013 at 6:45 PM

I still need to buy all the school supplies. I’ve been procrastinating school supply shopping.

148 Kim August 17, 2013 at 6:46 PM

I subscribe to your feed

149 Lisa August 17, 2013 at 7:23 PM

My kids really need new gym shoes

150 Lisa August 17, 2013 at 7:25 PM
151 Lisa August 17, 2013 at 7:25 PM

I am a facebook fan

152 Stephanie G August 17, 2013 at 8:38 PM

We still need to get paper and shoes!

153 Stephanie G August 17, 2013 at 8:39 PM
154 Stephanie G August 17, 2013 at 8:40 PM

I like you on facebook stephanie guerra

155 Stephanie G August 17, 2013 at 8:42 PM

I subscribe to your emails

156 latanya August 17, 2013 at 10:06 PM

I need to get some shirts

157 latanya August 17, 2013 at 10:07 PM

I like you on facebook

158 latanya August 17, 2013 at 10:07 PM
159 latanya August 17, 2013 at 10:08 PM

I;m a rss subscriber

160 Kerry G August 17, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Now that school as started here, I just need to buy specific things the kids need that were specially requested by a teacher and not on the list. I’m pretty sure we will need a few more 3 ring notebooks.

161 Kerry G August 17, 2013 at 11:02 PM

I like the Stretching a Buck Facebook page.

162 LAMusing August 18, 2013 at 4:04 AM

I need printer ink!

163 Ashley C August 18, 2013 at 1:53 PM

Still need to buy new shoes!

demureprincess7(at)gmail(dot)com

164 Susan Christy August 18, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Still need to buy shoes.

165 Susan Christy August 18, 2013 at 5:43 PM
166 Susan Christy August 18, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Like you on Facebook

167 Jamie August 18, 2013 at 6:34 PM

I still need some notebooks and folders.

168 Jamie August 18, 2013 at 6:35 PM
169 Barbara M August 18, 2013 at 6:35 PM

We need back packs and some clothes yet -thank you.

170 Barbara M August 18, 2013 at 6:36 PM
171 Barbara M August 18, 2013 at 6:36 PM

Facebook like your blog – Barbara Montag

172 Barbara M August 18, 2013 at 6:37 PM

RSS subscriber via iGoogle Barbara Montag
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173 kathy f August 18, 2013 at 7:11 PM

We still need shoes.

174 Tara Liebing August 18, 2013 at 11:11 PM

I still need to get a bacpack and pencil sharpener

175 Cheryl Abdelnour August 18, 2013 at 11:13 PM

I STILL NEED TO GET JEANS.

176 Cheryl Abdelnour August 18, 2013 at 11:14 PM
177 Cheryl Abdelnour August 18, 2013 at 11:15 PM

I LIKE YOU ON FACEBOOK.

178 Cheryl Abdelnour August 18, 2013 at 11:15 PM

I AM A CURRENT EMAIL SUBSCRIBER.

179 Tara Liebing August 18, 2013 at 11:18 PM
180 Tara Liebing August 18, 2013 at 11:19 PM

I folIow you on facebook

181 Tara Liebing August 18, 2013 at 11:19 PM

I am an email subscriber

182 Tammy S August 19, 2013 at 9:54 AM

I still need to find a good backpack that will last all year.

183 Tammy S August 19, 2013 at 9:55 AM
184 Tammy S August 19, 2013 at 9:55 AM

I like you on FB as Tammy Schiff.

185 Tammy S August 19, 2013 at 9:55 AM

I subscribe to your RSS feed.

186 Jessica August 19, 2013 at 10:08 AM

My first grader could use a lined waterproof jacket for fall.

187 melissa August 20, 2013 at 12:02 AM

Need to buy bookbags and tennis shoes

188 melissa August 20, 2013 at 12:02 AM

I “like” you on facebook

189 melissa August 20, 2013 at 12:03 AM

I’m daily email subscriber

190 amy williams August 20, 2013 at 12:05 AM
191 amy williams August 20, 2013 at 12:05 AM

I signed up for emails

192 kolpin August 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM

i still need to buy some long sleeved shirts!

193 kolpin August 20, 2013 at 10:01 AM

Fan of the Stretching a Buck Facebook page
Daniel Budsy

194 kolpin August 20, 2013 at 10:02 AM

Subscribe to your email newsletter
kolpin4680 at gmail dot com

195 kolpin August 20, 2013 at 10:03 AM
196 Amanda Sakovitz August 20, 2013 at 10:25 AM

I still need to buy a bag

197 Amanda Sakovitz August 20, 2013 at 10:25 AM
198 Amanda Sakovitz August 20, 2013 at 10:26 AM

I like you on facebook as Amanda Sakovitz

199 Amanda Sakovitz August 20, 2013 at 10:26 AM

email subscriber

200 Whitney Lindeman August 20, 2013 at 10:49 AM

We’re set for school, but we support a local nonprofit who helps purchase school supplies for students in need – this would help with that!

201 Whitney Lindeman August 20, 2013 at 10:50 AM
202 Whitney Lindeman August 20, 2013 at 10:51 AM

Like you on Facebook!

203 leah wall August 20, 2013 at 11:26 AM

I still need to buy a kindle.

204 leah wall August 20, 2013 at 11:28 AM

I like you on FB

205 Tabitha P. August 20, 2013 at 3:46 PM

i have nothing left to do for back to school.
My daughter went back last week :(

206 Thomas Murphy August 20, 2013 at 4:44 PM

I need to buy a back pack.

207 Thomas Murphy August 20, 2013 at 4:45 PM
208 Thomas Murphy August 20, 2013 at 4:45 PM

I like Stretching a Buck on facebook as Thomas Murphy

209 Thomas Murphy August 20, 2013 at 4:46 PM

I currently a email subscriber as rounder9834 @yahoo.com

210 Cheryl August 20, 2013 at 6:18 PM

I am just about done with shopping, but underclothes and socks are still needed.

211 Cheryl August 20, 2013 at 6:20 PM

Already a fan of your FB page as Cheryl R.

212 Cheryl August 20, 2013 at 6:21 PM

Receive your emails: thesimplyblogs

213 Cheryl August 20, 2013 at 6:22 PM
214 kemberley crosswhite August 20, 2013 at 8:23 PM

really trying to get the money together to buy a friends daughter a new backpack

215 kemberley crosswhite August 20, 2013 at 8:24 PM
216 kemberley crosswhite August 20, 2013 at 8:26 PM

i follow you on FB :)

217 Jennifer August 20, 2013 at 10:10 PM

I still need to get a lunchbox.

218 Jennifer August 20, 2013 at 10:11 PM

I tweeted this giveaway.

219 Jennifer August 20, 2013 at 10:11 PM

I’m a Facebook Fan.

220 Jennifer August 20, 2013 at 10:11 PM

I’m an RSS subscriber.

221 Cheryl M August 21, 2013 at 10:47 AM

I still need Clorox wipes & Kleenex (school started 2 days ago, Oops!)

222 Cheryl M August 21, 2013 at 10:48 AM

I’m a fan on facebook

223 Cheryl M August 21, 2013 at 10:48 AM

And I’m also a subscriber

224 Julie August 21, 2013 at 1:45 PM

notebooks, backpack for school thanks for the giveaway

225 Julie August 21, 2013 at 1:47 PM

like on fb Julie A Scott Laws

226 Julie August 21, 2013 at 1:50 PM

email sub using above email

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