This is a brilliant idea! A gift card that allows the receiver to choose which charitable cause they’d like to give to. The purchaser can send the receiver a card in the mail, email it to them, or print off a paper card and give it personally. The site is called http://www.networkforgood.org/ and the gift cards are called “good cards.” Go straight to the good cards at http://www.networkforgood.org/goodcard/
Unfortunately, not all of my favorite charities are listed on their site. Here are a couple that are:
Perhaps this idea will catch on and be more popular in Christmas of 2008...and include more of my faves!
Happy Giving! Merry Christmas!