Saturday, May 28, 2011 Help Out Joplin, MO

Gourmet-Gift-Baskets logo, an online retailer of gourmet gifts (, announced today that its employees had banded together in the wake of the Joplin, MO tragedy to deliver a super-sized gift basket to those assisting in the clean-up and rebuilding of areas devastated by Monday’s tornado.
“Our employees were determined to do something in the wake of the tragedy,” President & CEO Ryan Abood said, “And we are happy to provide a variety of snack products to help them through this difficult time.”image001The basket was sent to the State Emergency Management Agency, who will be aiding with the organization of teams that are cleaning and rebuilding. Included in the giant gift basket, that weighs more than 70 pounds, were over 200 small food items designed to provide instant energy for the victims and volunteers on the work sites. hopes this will boost morale as well as energy over the holiday weekend.

Below are some ways to help that you can pass along:

Food Bank Donations -

American Red Cross -

Volunteering -

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About is a gift basket provider located in Manchester, New Hampshire who has been making unique, upscale, gourmet gift baskets for the discerning consumer since 2002. Holding three Guinness World Records, they have raised money in the past for Susan G. Komen and numerous other local and national organizations.

*I was not compensated in any way for this post


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