Incentive Gift Card Council members aid vets, families in holiday charity campaign

Jan 27, 2014, 12:55 ET from Incentive Gift Card Council

Four-year donation totals top $100,000

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Incentive Gift Card Council (IGCC), a strategic industry group within the Incentive Marketing Association, helped to make the recent holiday season brighter for U.S. combat veterans and their families through their contribution to the Wounded Warrior Project®.

IGCC Holiday Gift Campaign committee members presented Wounded Warrior Project officials with $31,800 in gift cards contributed by IGCC members. The cards, representing a broad range of retail, food, and entertainment brands, directly supported injured servicemen and women and their families.

To date, the IGCC campaign, in its short four-year history, has raised more than $100,000, supporting the Wounded Warrior Project, as well as the Make-A-Wish Foundation®. "Once again, our members stepped forward in the true spirit of the season to help others, and we're thankful for their generous contributions," said Campaign Chairman Rory Smith of Ovation Incentives.

Contributing IGCC members included:

Diamond Level: Great Lakes Script Center, Restaurant.com, RPG Gift Cards

Platinum Level: CorporateRewards.com, L.L.Bean, SVM

Gold Level: AMC Theatres, Bass Pro Shops, Bonton Stores, Inc., Crutchfield, Foot Locker Gift Card Sales, GiftCard Partners, Hallmark Business Connections, Hinda Incentives, Impact Consulting Group, InComm Digital Solutions, InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions, Manna Group Scrip Co., National Gift Card Corp., Ovation Incentives, Red Door Spa, Regal Entertainment Group, TJX Incentive Sales, Inc., Vera Bradley, Walgreens.

Silver Level: Augeo Marketing, Buffalo Wild Wings, Boscov's, Cabela's, CashStar, The Cheesecake Factory, eGifter, GCIncentives, Great American Days, JCPenney Incentive Sales, Landry's Inc., Land's End, Marketing Innovators, Premium Incentive Products, Rymax Marketing Services, SpaFinder Wellness, Stoner Bunting. Value Pay Services.

Bronze Level: DineEquity, Inc.

About the Incentive Gift Card Council: The Incentive Gift Card Council (IGCC) is a strategic industry group within the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA), The IGCC educates the incentive marketplace and the corporate community on the benefits of gift cards, including choice, value, and service, and other key attributes recipients say that they want their rewards to have. For more information, please go to http://www.usegiftcards.org.

About Wounded Warrior Project®: Wounded Warrior Project is recognizing its 10-year anniversary, reflecting on a decade of service and reaffirming its commitment to serving Wounded Warriors for their lifetime. The mission of Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP's purpose is to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members. To get involved and learn more, visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

CONTACTS:
Carla DeFlorio
Incentive Gift Card Council – 630.369.3772
carlad@incentivemarketing.org

Sue Voyles
Logos Communications – 734.667.2005
sue@logos-communications.com

Incentive Gift Card Council
9700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018
630.369.3772

SOURCE Incentive Gift Card Council



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