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Beau-coup Spurs on Charitable Giving This Holiday Season Despite Tough Economy

Online retailer of wedding favors and party supplies, Beau-coup.com announces that for 5 days it will donate $5 for every order over $30 to charity as part of its Holiday giving this year.

Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) December 15, 2008 – Beau-coup Wedding Favors, Inc. (www.beau-coup.com) plans to continue its tradition of charitable giving this holiday season despite the economic recession. The company, which specializes in wedding favors, baby shower favors and party favors, supplies and gifts for other special occasions, has announced its 2008 holiday giving program “$5 for 5 days.” Through this new program the company will donate $5 for every purchase of at least $30 received between Monday, December 15th and Friday, December 19th to Second Harvest Food Bank, a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing food for low-income households and people in need. One hundred percent of Beau-coup’s donation will go to the organization’s annual Holiday Food and Fund Drive.

“We recognize that with many businesses cutting back on charitable contributions this year it becomes even more important for those of us who can, to give back to our community. We are proud to support our local community, especially in these tough economic times when they need it the most.” says Beau-coup’s CEO Judy Lin. In addition to the “$5 for 5 days” promotion on its website, Beau-coup is also hosting a food drive at its corporate headquarters in Mountain View, CA to benefit Second Harvest.

Second Harvest Food Bank CEO, Keith Flagler commented, "This season we are seeing an unprecedented number of calls for food assistance. Calls for help have increased by 55% while corporate donations have dropped 50%. We are extremely grateful for companies like Beau-coup for incorporating fundraising efforts into their business practices to benefit hunger relief organizations such as the Food Bank. For every $1 they donate we can provide 2 meals to people in need."

Philanthropy is a core value for Beau-coup; this year the company has already made a charitable donation to the March of Dimes and is currently hosting a Giving Tree through the Family Giving Tree organization. In the past, Beau-coup has also contributed to local and global organizations such as World Vision, UNICEF, Oprah’s Angel Network and the Big Brother Big Sister as part of the company’s on-going efforts in charitable giving.

Media Contact

For further information, contact:

Winnie Ying

Marketing Director
Beau-coup Favors, Inc.
650-209-1171

About Beau-coup Favors, Inc.

Beau-coup Wedding Favors, Inc. was founded in 2001 with the mission of filling a gap in the wedding and party favors industry for unique and elegant favors. Beau-coup's strength in merchandising and its eye-catching website have made it the leader in its industry and a valuable destination on the web for anyone looking for one of a kind party favors and gifts as well as an enjoyable and easy shopping experience. Beau-coup has been featured in numerous prominent publications such as The Wall Street Journal, InStyle Magazine and Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine.