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Online shopping benefits charities

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Shoppers can logon to to let their shopping adventure begin. Not only can people find great bargains on name brand items, there is a vast array of categories from which to choose. Shopping opportunities include apparel and jewelry, books and magazines, computers and electronics, flowers and gifts, sporting goods and home and garden. Up to 35 percent of the funds from purchases will be donated back to Court Appointed Special Advocates of El Dorado County.

CASA El Dorado is a nonprofit organization dedicated to guiding abused and neglected children through the court system. They believe that by providing a strong, stable influence in a child’s life they can make a positive difference, one child at a time. Here’s how people can help.

By logging on to to purchase name brand goods and services from 350 stores and choosing CASA El Dorado as the designated charity, the purchase amount will be tracked by Buy for Charity, who will issue the accumulated funds to CASA. To designate CASA go to Select A Cause and type in CASA El Dorado as the keyword. At the category level, choose Children and Youth and for location, choose CA (California.) There is no cost to the shopper, simply fill out a short information application and begin shopping and raising funds for a worthy cause.

For more information contact CASA El Dorado at (530) 621-6789 or long on to the Web site at

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