Latest Giving Stories

2013-11-12 23:31:47

Karmalot, a micro-gifting platform, creates an electronic gifting ecosystem in which users are encouraged to maintain gifting equilibrium with one another. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Karmalot, a micro-gifting platform, creates the electronic gifting ecosystem in which users are encouraged to maintain gifting equilibrium with one another, with a feature called Karma Count that keeps track of the gifting exchange using a unique point scale. Similar to other gifting apps,...

2013-11-08 23:01:32

Climb Real Estate Group continued its tradition of giving back to the community by volunteering at the San Francisco Food Bank. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 San Francisco-based Climb Real Estate Group continued its holiday tradition by giving back to the community in which they live, work, and sell. This innovative residential real estate brokerage makes giving a priority by helping low-income families, children and the elderly through volunteer efforts at the San Francisco...

2013-11-07 23:01:52

Compassion & Choices Provides Tips to Families to Discuss Issue Everyone Will Face Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 The upcoming holiday season is the perfect time to “talk turkey over turkey” with your family about an important issue we all will face: our wishes for end-of-life care. It is the key message in the featured holiday story of the Fall 2013 issue of Compassion & Choices Magazine. Fewer than half of Americans over age 40 have completed an advance directive...

2013-11-06 23:04:05

Americans are expected to waste $19.7 billion in gift giving this holiday season despite spending more than 2.75 billion hours trying to figure out their gift ideas according to Giftovus. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Americans are about to begin their annual shopping-spree, and while there will be discounts and sales, they will still be wasting $19.7 billion in "bad" gifts this holiday season according to new data from Giftovus. Despite Americans spending 2.75...

2013-11-05 23:35:08

Unique mobile app aggregates gift wishes, ideas into a shareable social media platform with instant purchasing capabilities, wish list sharing, and other one-of-a-kind applications. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Building on its first year of nationally recognized success in revolutionizing the way people shop for gifts, MonkeyWish has launched an enhanced mobile app that blends traditional gift registry with social networking, creating a 21st-century social gifting network...

2013-11-03 23:03:44

The Gift Card Network is launching a point-based membership bonus structure and is partnering to redeem those points with Powerhouse Brands, a gift card focused consulting and media firm. Portland, OR (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 The Gift Card Network, a community of gift card industry professionals, has announced that it will be rolling out a points based benefit program for its members. Membership points will be given at tiered membership levels and will be redeemable for editorial and...

2013-11-03 23:03:05

GiftLogic POS makes it easy for retailers to make their own gift cards this holiday season. Built-in gift card tracking tools have been redesigned. Englewood, FL (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 GiftLogic is helping retailers gear up for the holidays with its newly designed gift card features. GiftLogic POS (point of sale) software users now have the ability to create and track their own gift cards, bypassing the load and transaction fees associated with Visa and other bank-issued gift cards....

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'