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2012-12-13 16:24:37

OTTAWA, Dec. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Hunger Foundation (CHF) is entering the final stretch of its successful 'Gifts That Matter' campaign, which encourages Canadians to give gifts like tools, seeds, or livestock on behalf of their loved ones to some of the world's poorest farmers. These gifts result in improved family incomes, continuous access to nutritious food, greater opportunities for women, and healthier, better educated children. "'Gifts That Matter' offers charitable...

2012-12-13 12:28:32

DALLAS, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IncentiveCardLab.com, a leader in the online incentive card industry, has eased restrictions on the designs permitted on custom incentive cards. Recently revised restrictions no longer limit company logos to twenty-five percent of the face of the card, now allowing logos to drop below the card numbers. Text and taglines, which used to have to be part of a locked-in logo on the company website, have also been recently allowed. "We knew it was frustrating...

2012-12-12 12:28:23

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching the biggest sale in its history on Monday, December 17, BedandBreakfast.com® is turning even Santa's head with its special offer for a BedandBreakfast.com Getaway Gift Card® - a free $30 gift card for every $100 Getaway Gift Card purchased, plus free FedEx ground shipping on orders of $100 or more. Customers should use promo code BBELVES30 at checkout to enjoy these savings for one day only on December 17. (Logo:...

2012-12-12 12:27:15

DALLAS, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GiftCard.com, a leader in the gift card industry, is making holiday shopping even easier for consumers with new checkout and search features on the website. Shopping for gift cards online from the comfort of a computer or tablet lets consumers avoid crowds and long lines at the store this year. Because GiftCard.com gift cards are printed on demand, those shopping the site can rest assured the gift card numbers are protected, ensuring safety throughout...

2012-12-12 08:24:33

Parents of school-aged children volunteer at higher rate than overall population; nation's education chief says schools are an essential hub for civic activity WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the holiday season spotlights charitable contributions and acts of kindness, a new national study shows that Americans significantly increased their commitment to volunteering and civic engagement in 2011, with the national volunteer rate reaching a five-year high. The...

2012-12-11 12:30:09

Phase II of the Giving Library will allow a greater number of nonprofit organizations to benefit from an innovative philanthropic tool that helps donors make strategic charitable choices. HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2012 The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced the launch of Phase II of the Giving Library - the addition of 600 nonprofit organizations to the innovative online video library designed to help philanthropists more efficiently survey the landscape of giving...

2012-12-10 12:26:30

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Twas the 11(th) day of Christmas and his true love said to him . . . "I'll take a Lands' End Gift Card, please." Whether you shop last minute or late at night from your home computer, Lands' End has the perfect gift that always fits, will never lose value and will never expire: the company's legendary Gift Cards are available as an E-Gift Card or as a wallet-size plastic card. Both are available for order at landsend.com or by...

2012-12-08 05:02:27

From its top-selling Holiday House Bouquet to the new Joyous Bouquet, Edible Arrangements® is offering an expanded line of fresh fruit gifts for the holiday season. Wallingford, Conn. (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 From its top-selling Holiday House Bouquet to the new Joyous Bouquet, Edible Arrangements® is offering an expanded line of fresh fruit gifts for the holiday season. “The holidays are a special time of year to gather and celebrate with family and friends,” said...

2012-12-06 05:01:57

Christmasgiftsfor.info has details top 12 of its top Christmas gift ideas for 2012. These are all products and possible gifts the team expects to prove popular over November and December. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 This time of the year begins the flurry of shoppers looking for the perfect gifts for their friends, family, and significant others. Selecting custom, personal gifts really lets your loved ones know how much you mean to them. Christmasgiftsfor.info has...

2012-12-05 08:30:57

PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With only a few holiday shopping weeks left, Americans need to check their lists twice (or more) to avoid overlooking those closest to home when it comes to gift giving, according to a survey by CashStar, the world's leading digital gifting and incentives company. Nearly 56 million* adult online Americans are likely to forget to buy a gift for their mail carriers and nearly 44 million* are likely to forget to buy a gift for their neighbors,...