Holiday shoppers and gift givers now can buy the Shop Takoma e-Gift Card for use at area businesses, according to an announcement from Main Street Takoma.
The e-cards are currently accepted at more than 20 restaurants, shops and service businesses in Takoma Park and the Takoma neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
Buyers can order the gift card in amounts ranging from $5 to $250. To complete the purchase, enter the recipient’s email address and phone number, write a custom message if desired, pay and send the card.
Recipients receive the card via email and text, can check the balance on their smartphone 24/7, and then use it at participating businesses.
The gift card program is run by an e-commerce platform, Yiftee, which charges an e-delivery fee of $2.25. The program is currently in use by more than 100 communities around the country to support their small businesses.
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