Do you give or get gift cards? Do you remember to use them?
Many Sewickley-area residents will undoubtedly give or receive gift cards this holiday season. So how much of that money will go unspent? According to Business News Daily, just 75-percent of consumers will spend all the money on their gift cards this year. 85-percent of the U.S. population will give gift cards, with sales projected to pass the $110 billion mark, according to a survey by the advisory company CEB TowerGroup. So what's the grand total of unspent gift card money? Leave your best guess in the comments section below. "Like" us on Facebook | Follow us Twitter
The community is invited to donate a gift card for shopping by Dec. 10 to help a local family in need.
Want to spread some cheer this holiday season? The community is invited to join Union Aid Society's holiday program now underway to help a Quaker Valley family have a happy holiday. To participate, simply donate a gift card for holiday shopping. Take an ornament from one of the trees located around Sewickley--Sewickley Library, Crazy Mocha, Starbucks, Safran’s, Ultimate Pastry Shop and the Sewickley Valley YMCA--and return the ornament with your donation to the Union Aid Society’s office in the Sewickley Borough Building at 601 Thorn St. Ornaments must be returned by Dec. 10. According to Union Aid Society, the need is greater than ever due to the economic downturn and your support will help local families have a brighter holiday. If you…