Latest Giving Stories

2013-09-30 23:19:23

The free family wish list and gift registry service Giftster announces immediate availability of a browser button for one click adding of gift ideas to Giftster while shopping. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Giftster.com, the lifetime gift registry for families, today released a new service that adds a "click to add" feature while shopping any online website. The new Add-to-Giftster-Button makes it simple to add items to existing Giftster wish lists, much like the...

2013-09-24 23:02:05

The Gift Card Network is holding a one day regional summit workshop in Toronto, CAN on Nov 5th, 2013. Gift Card Members and invited guests educating, networking, and collaborating on the creation of a gift card strategic plan for a merchant case study, which will be published on the Gift Card Network. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Gift Card Network Education Committee announces the Second Gift Card Network Regional Summit, hosted by Givex and Powerhouse Brands Consulting, in...

2013-09-23 23:00:53

The Gift Card Network is taking on the classification of technology within the gift card industry. This committee is dedicated to finding those technologies, understanding them, and educating the Gift Card Network membership to how they can utilize them for a better consumer experience. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 In response to the rapid expansion of gift card technology and devices, The Gift Card Network has announced the creation of a Digital Technology Committee to...

2013-09-12 23:26:59

PishPoshBaby, the leading retailer of high quality baby gear and related advice, and eGifter, the social gifting company, today announced the launch of a new gift registry and social group gifting features on the PishPoshBaby website and Facebook Fan page using the eGifter platform. Lakewood, NJ - Melville, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 PishPoshBaby, the leading retailer of high quality baby gear and related advice, and eGifter, the social gifting company, today announced the launch of...

2013-08-30 23:03:48

Birthday Baskets, Gifts for Anniversaries, Engagements and Weddings Filled with Wine, Champagne, Gourmet Food and Fresh Fruit Clifton, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 August and September are two of the most popular months for birthdays. Winebasket.com knows this and makes it easy to shop for the perfect birthday baskets and gifts for him or her. With a wide selection of gifts, from wine and champagne baskets to gourmet food and fruit baskets, winebasket.com has something for everyone!...

Volunteering Good For Your Health
2013-08-23 11:17:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Volunteering at your local soup kitchen can give you a warm, fuzzy feeling inside and help out those in need, but new research shows that acts of charity can also be highly beneficial to a person’s heath. A large systematic research review recently published in the journal BMC Public Health from British scientists has found a connection between volunteering and both longevity and mental well-being. For the review, scientists...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'