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Seattle Sample Sale to Benefit Gift For Life

November 09, 2018

November 9, 2018 — Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ sole charitable organization, has announced that Diana Park’s Seattle Sample Sale, taking place through the end of the year, will be the final edition of the successful semi-annual event. The 2018 sample sale, open to the public, begins November 17, at 2611 NW […]

Gift for Life To Honor Vera Bradley’s Barbara Bradley Baekgaard

October 11, 2018

September 24, 2018 — Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ sole charitable organization, will honor Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, Co-Founder of Vera Bradley, during the 27th annual Party for Life, Monday, February 4, in New York City.  At the evening event, to be held during NY NOW, the market for home, lifestyle & gift, Baekgaard will […]

Gift for Life Adds Two to Board of Directors

September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018 — Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home décor industries’ sole national charitable organization, announced today that Ari Lowenstein and Michelle Manningham have joined its board of directors. “These new board members will bring an infusion of energy and industry knowledge to our board,” said George Kacic, chair of the Gift […]

Gift for Life Debuts Successful Text-to-Donate Initiative

August 20, 2018

  August 20, 2018 — A first-ever “text-to-give” campaign launched by Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ sole charitable organization, in collaboration with Progressive Business Media (PBM) generated nearly $7,000 in contributions.  The fundraising campaign debuted at the 2018 Retailer Excellence Awards, an event at which Gift for Life also presented its 2018 […]