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Ten percent of online gift card sales from Earth Day to Mother's Day will be donated to American Forests Global ReLeaf Fund to plant trees in honor of Mom

Austin, TX (4-10-08) - Selecting the perfect Mother's Day gift is tough. You want to find something she'll enjoy, yet will also be kind to Mother Nature. This year, give Mom the perfect "no carb" gift - one with a minimal carbon footprint - The Getaway Gift Card from BedandBreakfast.comT. No need for elaborate packaging or bulky boxes. No wasted gas driving to the store; just order online for instant email delivery, then print on recycled paper on your computer. Best of all, your gift to Mom is also a gift to Mother Nature. From Earth Day (April 22, 2008) through Mothers Day (May 11, 2008) will enhance every online gift card purchase with a Mother Nature donation of 10 percent to American Forests ( the nation's oldest non-profit (501-C-3) conservation organization and a world leader in tree planting for environmental restoration. This year, pass on the flowers, candy and stay-in-the-drawer scarves; purchase The Getaway Gift Card from and Mom will enjoy a green gift that really makes a difference - trees planted in her honor.

Even last-minute shoppers can personalize The Getaway Gift Card from with a choice of designs or your own photo of Mom, printed on your computer in less than five minutes and delivered by hand, making its carbon footprint practically nil. Gift cards are conveniently sold online in any amount from $25 to $2000, and in $50 and $100 denominations at Costco, Wal-Mart, CVS, Safeway, Office Depot, Winn Dixie, and Rite Aid stores.

For online purchasing, go to to buy a customized gift card, complete with your personalized message, a choice of preset designs or your own photos uploaded and printed right onto the card. Nothing could be more heartwarming than a vintage photo of Mom and her young family or the specially designed American Forests Global ReLeaf gift card. Then your lucky mother will be able to enjoy the gift of a getaway, welcomed at nearly 4,000 B&Bs across North America. Best of all, gift cards have no fees, expiration or blackout dates. Order online or call 800-GO-B-AND-B (800-462-2632). Gift cards can be printed instantly online or sent from in foil-lined envelopes with a free 64-page directory, a $5.95 value. Shipping is always free, including free FedEx on orders of $100 or more. Simply use the promotional code MOTHER during checkout to benefit the American Forests Global ReLeaf Fund.

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American Forests ( is the nation's oldest non-profit (501-C-3) conservation organization, founded in 1875. American Forests is a world leader in tree planting for environmental restoration and offsetting CO2 emissions, a pioneer in advancing the science and practice of urban forestry, and a primary communicator of the benefits of trees and forests. American Forests helps people identify, recognize and preserve their special trees; their community-based initiatives help people plan and implement local actions to restore and maintain healthy ecosystems and communities.

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