Gifts That Give, Inc. Partners With St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® For Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® Program
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NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gifts That Give, Inc. (www.giftsthatgive.com), the popular social commerce site with a strong charitable mission, announced its inaugural partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® by joining the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign.
Recommended by InStyle magazine as the premier online destination for gifts year-round, Gifts That Give has the best offerings for everything from home decor, tech accessories, hostess gifts, to fashion accessory items. Luxury brands include sought after designers such as Jonathan Adler, Kim Seybert, Michael Aram, Lilly Pulitzer, Vietri, Graphic Image, Simon Pearce, Lafco NY, FEED, Built NY, and more.
With every sale, Gifts That Give donates 20 percent of the purchase to the charity of the shopper's choice. With over 1.2 million charities to select from, Gifts that Give redefines the meaning of shopping for a cause, providing consumers an opportunity to shop for unique, meaningful gifts while supporting their favorite cause; and giving charities a new way to engage the public and increase charity visibility.
During the months of November and December, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be www.giftsthatgive.com's featured charity partner. Through the site's 20% donation of every purchase, customers will be able to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude. Simply while shopping for great gifts.
"I am inspired by the work being done by the good people at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital," stated Nancy Taylor, Co-founder and CEO of Gifts That Give. "While we work closely with many important charitable organizations, we feel that St. Jude's mission will resonate with our customers this holiday season. We are proud to be a St. Jude Thanks and Giving partner, helping raise funds needed to make a difference in the lives of children with deadly diseases and their families."
"For 50 years St. Jude has been saving the lives of countless children around the world, and the addition of Gifts that Give as a St. Jude Thanks and Giving partner will help us continue my father, Danny Thomas' promise that no family ever pays St. Jude for anything," said Marlo Thomas, national outreach director for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. "As a leader in its industry, Gifts That Give joins more than 60 world-class brands supporting the lifesaving mission of St. Jude."
About Gifts That Give, Inc.
Gifts that Give (www.giftsthatgive.com) is a for-profit e-commerce business using the powerful combination of social commerce and social good to grow their consumer base and change the way charities fundraise. On the Gifts That Give website shoppers can find gift and accessory items from upscale designer brands, with a tax-deductible contribution of 20% going to any charitable cause of their choice. Aligned with over 1.2 million charitable partners, the site is for people who love to shop and love to give- turning every day shoppers into philanthropists. For more information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877.388 GIVE (4483).
About St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Since opening 50 years ago, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has changed the way the world treats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. No family ever pays St. Jude for anything and, for every child treated here, thousands more have been saved worldwide through St. Jude discoveries. The hospital has played a pivotal role in pushing U.S. pediatric cancer survival rates from 20 to 80 percent overall, and is the first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. It is also a leader in the research and treatment of blood disorders and infectious diseases in children. St. Jude was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, who believed that no child should die in the dawn of life. Join that mission by visiting stjude.org or following us on facebook.com/stjude and twitter.com/stjude.
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