Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2003
USA Consumer News -- Consumer Assistance Network, a nonprofit consumer group has organized a gift card giveaway grant program to help consumers who have income of less than $30,300 and need to stretch their gift giving budgets. The gift cards can be used to purchase electronics, cameras, tools, jewelry, clothing, leather items, toys, games, kitchen items, sporting goods, watches, and more from internet and catalog merchants. Retail gift cards for shopping at well known chain stores are also available to consumers who participate in competitive price surveys.
To participate, individuals must register online at http://www.Your-Free-Gift-Cards.com. Consumers help market researchers gather important information when they register for the free gift cards. Information about style, color and feature preferences received from consumers when they redeem the gift cards will be used to help market researchers, who pay for this program, to improve products and the selection of merchandise in the future. Consumers who receive retail gift cards redeemable at chain stores will be required to check selling prices on a few competitive price survey items in the store when they redeem their gift card at a location in their neighborhood.
"The gift card giveaway program has hundreds of thousands of gift cards that will be distributed to consumers before the end of the year.", says Carl Norton, a volunteer at Consumer Assistance Network. "We are very excited because we were able to put together a program that helps consumers who need financial help stretch their gift giving budgets. The market researchers who pay for the program will receive the consumer feedback they need to improve products for consumers. It is a win / win situation for everyone. We will also be distributing gift cards purchased at many chain stores to help market researchers with competitive price surveys. The market research company that funds this part of the program will be rewarding consumers that do competitive price checks at Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Blockbuster Video, Border's Books, Circuit City, Eckerd, Hollywood Video, Home Depot, JC Penney, Kids-R-Us, K-Mart, LoweÂs, Sears, Staples, Target, Toys-R-Us, Wal-Mart and many more. Individuals who register at the web site will also receive free information about government programs where individuals with less than $30,300 in income may qualify for interest free cash advances of up to $1,563."
Individuals who donÂt have online access can receive a gift card giveaway package by sending 10 first class stamps to: Consumer Assistance Network, Gift Card Giveaway Dept, P.O. Box 69860, Los Angeles, CA 90069-0860.
Consumers can register to participate in the gift card giveaway at Consumer Assistance NetworkÂs web site: http://www.Your-Free-Gift-Cards.com Â More information is also available by calling 1-800-349-8697.
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Consumer Assistance Network is a private not for profit group based in Los Angeles, CA. The organizationÂs mission is to inform and educate consumers about opportunities to stretch their budgets through the use of special programs designed to help individuals with financial problems. Special programs are facilitated through the organizationÂs efforts to coordinate with commercial enterprises interested in helping people with financial needs. The group also researches government and non profit assistance programs and disseminates the information for free to the public.