I’ve received word from a few readers that they have received their gift cards from the Sears Heroes at Home Wish Registry, which is an annual program sponsored by Sears.
The Sears Heroes at Home Wish RegistrySM takes donations from customers and employees, converts them to Sears Gift Certificates, then distributes them evenly to participating active duty military members and their families to thank them for their sacrifices and help defray the costs of the holidays. The program is free to join, but it has a limited window of opportunity each year (this year Sears received over 25,000 applications in less than 24 hours!).
Are you interested in giving to the military community? You can contribute in-store or online at http://www.sears.com/heroesathome (donations are accepted until Dec 31).
Electronic gift cards will be distributed on or around November 23rd, December 21st, and January 7th, 2011.
This video is inspired by real letters Sears received from Military members and their families:
Interview over at ThriftCultureNow.com. I recently did an interview with Rachel from ThriftCultureNow.com. You can read it here: Personal Finance Advice for Every Phase of Your Life. Thanks, Rachel! 🙂
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