DollarDays Wants to Help You Help a Family in Need, Anonymously

Mar 07, 2013, 07:00 ET from DollarDays International

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "During the holidays, we see an outpouring of thoughtfulness to those who are less fortunate. But what about after the holidays, when the outpouring of good intention ends? Unfortunately, the holidays are not the only time families need help. It's twelve months a year; there are always families in need. Some families have had their breadwinner(s) out of work for months, taking its toll on family finances. Others have had medical emergencies. There are many situations that can put a family in need. And as you might imagine, there are many families who don't reach out for help at all, and often they are the ones who suffer the most.  That's why DollarDays is anonymously giving away $5,000 in merchandise this month to people and families who could use a hand. To support this suffering segment of our population, we as a nation must come together, and this giveaway is DollarDays' way of giving back," said DollarDays CEO Marc Joseph.

DollarDays' founder and CEO, Marc Joseph, just authored a Huffington Post article about what happens to a person or family when unemployment benefits are depleted, both short and long term. It's a devastating tale and paints a realistic picture regarding the domino effect of unemployment. The article is also the catalyst for DollarDays' March $5,000 Giveaway where merchandise will be dispersed to families in need who are anonymously nominated by you. DollarDays will be giving one $2,000, one $1,000, one $500 and 15 $100 shopping sprees.

We all know that the most vulnerable part of our society is going to be in real trouble for the next several years, especially with what we have been seeing out of Washington recently. It's time for all of us to look around in our own backyard and be a good neighbor. Whatever each of us can do to pay it forward to help others just might cause a ripple effect that will help those in need pull through these difficult times.

This is the time for businesses to step up and chip in. We know non-profits tirelessly help twelve months a year, but if you're unemployed or needing help, no day is a holiday. Let's do what we can to help others, and entering the DollarDays $5,000 Merchandise Giveaway is a good start.

DollarDays International is a Web-based virtual warehouse since 2001, where small business owners and charities can find great deals on small business-sized orders for more than 230,000 consumer products, from toys and household decor to apparel, electronics and seasonal merchandise. Due to its innovative business model, DollarDays' prices are not only often far below those which most small business are accustomed to, but the offerings include many name-brand products as well as rock-bottom pricing on overstocked and closeout items. In 2006, DollarDays made its debut at number 158 on Inc. Magazine 500 list of fastest growing private companies. Membership is free and any small business and non-profit organizations are eligible to shop at NASDAQ: AASL


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