RIDGWAY – Those who want to support small businesses in the Pennsylvania Wilds area now have a new tool to do so.
People everywhere can now ensure their dollars stay in the area by purchasing the new Shop the PA Wilds Digital Community Gift Card for friends, family or even co-workers.
The Shop the PA Wilds Digital Community Gift Card allows people to give the perfect gift – funds to shop at area restaurants, artisans, boutiques, wineries, breweries, outfitters and other service providers, knowing that the money will bolster PA Wilds’ economy.
All businesses available on the Shop the PA Wilds Digital Gift Card are members of the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania, a growing network of over 450 small businesses based in the PA Wilds 13-county area.
“Nestled among the more than 2 million acres of public land in our region are beautiful gateway communities that are filled with unique establishments, such as specialty retailers, restaurants, breweries, outfitters, galleries and shops. other service providers. We want to help explorers find these experiences and the unique opportunities and products they each offer. That’s why we’re excited to launch this new digital gift card program,” explained Abbi Peters, COO of the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc., the nonprofit that operates the Wilds Cooperative of PA network. and regional lifestyle marketing for the PA. Nature conservation landscape. “In addition to being a new program for our Wilds Cooperative members, this is an exciting way for our organization to be able to collaborate, connect and promote communities in the region. Some already have digital and traditional gift cards and incentive programs that can complement this very well! »
Those wishing to provide a gift card can simply go to the Shop the PA Wilds Digital Gift Card website at https://app.yiftee.com/gift-card/pa-wilds-kane and select the amount of money they would like to share via a gift card. Simply choose a recipient and the digital gift card will be shared via email or SMS.
The recipient can then use this digital gift card, which is available electronically or by printing it out on paper, to make purchases at participating merchants in the PA Wilds area. A directory on the site lists businesses that already participate in the gift card program, and new businesses join regularly.
Volume discounts are available for one-time or ongoing purchases of $1,000 or more prepaid by check or ACH. Support your local community with group buys, employee rewards, customer appreciation, holiday giveaways, welcome gifts, incentives, and more.
HOW COMPANIES PARTICIPATE
The Shop the PA Wilds digital gift card can be used at any location that has signed up for the program. To be eligible to participate, establishments must be located in the Pennsylvania Wilds and members of the Wilds Cooperative of PA, which is free to join and has no dues. Businesses also need to be able to accept MasterCard credit cards in their point-of-sale system because digital gift cards are manually entered into a point-of-sale.
Members of the Wilds Cooperative of PA can easily join by logging into their member accounts at www.wildscopa.org/manage-account/ and by visiting the Branding Assets section on www.wildscopa.org/branding-assets/. Simply click on the Buy PA Wilds Digital Gift Card asset, then scroll down the homepage to “Apply to Join”. An email with an activation code will then be sent to allow the point of sale to accept digital gift cards.
HOW COMMUNITIES PARTICIPATE