Every week there are:
* 5,812,037 birthdays
* 42,884 weddings
* 79,623 births
* Birthdays are the #1 reason people celebrate
* There are millions of other gift-giving/receiving occasions every year, such as bat and bar mitzvahs, graduations, funerals, retirements, and debutante balls.
* Every year, nearly 140 million people purchase and/or receive a gift card with an average value of $59.
* $747 is the average amount spent annually on holiday gifts.
TAKE ACTION TODAY
* Select a charity, cause, or purpose you wish to support.
* Decide which holiday or occasion for which you would like your friends and family to make a donation instead of giving you a gift.
* Send a free email invitation.
* Provide your friends and family with the proper charity information to make their giving easier