As I was driving into work today, I was listening to The Ken Coleman Show podcast and I heard about this company,  The creator of this site noticed that a large number of gift cards have portions of an unused balance.  So he decided to start an organization that would collect all of these gift cards that have a balance that have ranged from $0.13 to $100.  The gift cards would then be distributed to those in need.

Fabulous idea!  I mean, honestly, how many of us have gift cards in our wallets or purses right now that have a small balance on it.  And how likely is it that we are going to use it? also has tools if you want to help out.  You can throw a house party where you get a bunch of friends together and everyone brings their unused gift cards.  It’s a great way to turn a special event, such as a Super Bowl party or the such, into a great way to give to those in need.

Head over to their site to check them out.  You can also follow them on Facebook or Twitter.  So, without a doubt,, you’re doing it right!

  • Mr Ydir

    Great find, just the sort of thing that should be encouraged. Not sure if the use of gift cards is quite as widespread in the UK, but I am sure the same kind of thing could work here.