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Selling gift cards on raise.com and other good things

March 21st, 2015 at 02:04 am

Thank you creditcardfree!!! After seeing your post, I went on that site and listed a Macys gift card that had about $7 left on it, and 3 Starbucks gift cards that would have taken me years to go through. All in all, I made almost $30!

In other news, I had a set of my boys' Geotrax train tracks that I had been trying to sell for almost a year with no luck. Through a fitness group I belong to, I heard about a family whose mom just walked out on them and left the dad with 3 kids, 2 of which are boys who are 2 and 4 years old. he dad doesn't have a lot of money to buy any extras for them, and the mom has more or less disappeared. I arranged a drop off of clothes, diapers (don't know why they were still in the closet, my youngest has been potty trained for over a year!), and the set of train tracks to be brought to them. Giving those train tracks to kids who are going through what they've been through was far more satisfying than selling them for cash. I had never met this woman (a neighbor) in my life, and she cried and hugged me when she saw all the stuff I had for them. Sometimes money isn't everything!

3 Responses to “Selling gift cards on raise.com and other good things”

  1. LuckyRobin Says:

    You did a good thing and that is priceless.

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Glad I could help you turn those gift cards into cash! And you did a very wonderful thing by helping that family.

  3. Kiki Says:

    Beautiful!

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