Small, unused balances on prepaid gift and debit cards can provide billions of dollars in resources for great causes.
Los Angeles, April 25, 2011 ? Donate My Card? announced today that Good360? (www.good360.org), the world's leading nonprofit in product giving and one of the largest nonprofits in the United States, has joined Donate My Card as a participating partner charity, offering them a new opportunity to raise funds, increase awareness of their mission, and grow their donor base.
With an estimated $5-10 billion ending up unused on the $100+ billion of gift and prepaid debit cards sold each year in the United States according to industry studies, holders of gift cards, rebate cards and pre-paid debit cards can now easily, safely and securely donate those balances without spending additional dollars through Donate My Card?s website (http://donatemycard.com). Donate My Card currently accepts any "open-loop" cards, those issued by VISA?, MasterCard?, Discover?, and American Express? and anticipates being able to accept ?closed-loop? retail gift cards later this year.
?The partnership with Donate My Card will be extremely valuable to Good360 and help our organization raise money to better serve our nonprofit network,? said Cindy Hallberlin, CEO and president of Good360.
Over the past 28 years, Good360 (formerly Gifts In Kind International) has distributed corporate product donations valued at more than $7 billion to thousands of recipient organizations serving a wide spectrum of people in need. People interested in donating their cards to Good360 can do so at https://donatemycard.com/Good360.
Lawrence Bracco, CEO and co-founder of Donate My Card, said, ?Good360 has long understood the powerful potential in bringing corporations together with charitable causes. Their logistics capabilities and Fortune 100 relationships make them one of the most effective nonprofit organizations in the world. We are excited to be working them to further their reach as a Donate My Card participating charity.?
About Donate My Card
Donate My Card?s mission is to turn the billions of dollars in small, unused balances on prepaid gift and debit cards into resources for great causes. Donate My Card is a privately held company and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
About Good360 (formerly Gifts In Kind International)
Working with more than half of the Fortune 100 consumer, retail and technology companies, Good360 (www.good360.org), is a charitable organization that is dedicated to fulfilling the needs of thousands of qualified nonprofits by distributing corporate product donations around the world. Good360 is ranked by Forbes Magazine (listed as Gifts In Kind International) as one of America?s best-managed charities.
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