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New Fundraising Program Raises Hopes for School Boards and Superintendents Offers Continual Stream of Contributions Despite Bleak Economy
March 24, 2011

Orlando, FL (March 24, 2011) –– Very Important Relationships, Inc. (VIR), a leading provider of innovative fundraising and corporate benefits programs, will introduce an important new development in fundraising solutions for schools, school districts, and other organizations that benefit children at the 68th National School Board Association (NSBA) Annual Conference in Orlando, FL, to be held March 29 – April, 1 2008. VIR’s fundraising program offers schools and school districts a simple, no-cost fundraising program that produces a continual stream of contributions even in today’s bleak economy.

“We recognize that the financial restraints placed on families and businesses by today’s economic climate have had a negative effect on organizations that rely on contributions to fund their programs,” says Jody Tallal, CEO of Very Important Relationships. “ offers schools and school districts an opportunity to not only create a significant and ongoing stream of revenue for their organizations, but also a way to give back to the community that supports them.” is a virtual Mega-Mall containing over 600 of the nation’s top online retailers. provides significant, sustainable monthly income for schools by helping their supporters save money on the products and services they already buy. Implementing the program is easy - a school simply enrolls in the program, creates a custom-branded shopping center for its supporters, and shares its unique login I.D. with them.

When supporters log in and shop through the online Mega-Mall, every purchase they make generates contributions for the school or school district they support. Contributions can even be tracked and allocated to various booster clubs and parent teacher organizations and associations in support of individual programs within a school or district.

In addition to the contributions generated, supporters receive exclusive offers and savings through at over 600 online retailers. The result of these special discounts and “Hot Deal” offers are that as one retailer attempts to out do their competition, the supporters becomes the beneficiaries of the resulting bargains. Once a supporter experiences this, can quickly become their online shopping center of choice for all of their major purchases, generating substantial and continual revenue for the supported school. offers tremendous value to both schools and their supporters,” adds Tallal. “By shopping through, supporters receive great savings on their purchases from merchants such as Wal-Mart, BestBuy, Nordstrom’s, and Staples. At the same time they’re enjoying these savings, each of their purchases generate contributions in support of their local schools. It’s truly a win-win situation for all.”

Very Important Relationships will be showcasing the program at the NSBA 68th Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. This conference attracts over 6500 school board superintendents and members and runs from March 29 – April 1, 2008, at the Orange County Convention Center. For more information on the program, visit Very Important Relationships at Booth #260 or online at


About Very Important Relations, Inc. and

Very Important Relationships, Inc. was founded on the simple truth that the best way to help yourself is to help others first. Its mission is to help companies and non-profit organizations, such as schools and school districts, focus on methods to improve the core relationships which are critical to their survival . It does this by providing targeted services aimed at strengthening the relationships between companies and their employees, businesses and their customers, nonprofits and their supporters, apartment communities and their residents, as well as real-estate agents and their customers. is a simple, no-cost fundraising program for schools, school districts, and children’s organizations that provides significant savings for their supporters. For more information on the, please visit or call Jody Tallal at (972) 726-9595.

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