RICHMOND, Va., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Gift-givers have a new and convenient way to help loved ones with future higher education expenses through the Virginia529 gift card, now available at all Toys"R"Us® and Babies"R"Us® stores throughout Virginia.
While purchasing a gift card, customers can choose a denomination between $25 to $500. Recipients then redeem the gift at GiftofCollege.com, and add the value to a new or existing Virginia529 account linked to Gift of College.
"The simplicity of Virginia529 Gift of College gift cards is one recipients and givers can appreciate," said Mary Morris, Virginia529 CEO. "While many are hesitant to specifically request money for college, students are grateful for financial help, especially with the increasing cost of higher education. Family and friends will find comfort knowing their gift will last a lifetime, and can shop with confidence that they are providing something both unique and valuable."
Virginia529 accounts can fund a variety of post-secondary educational opportunities, including associate or bachelor's degrees, graduate school and certification programs. This flexibility makes Virginia529 Gift of College gift cards appropriate for birthdays, holidays and graduations.