Diners Club cardmembers can now use their card for more than just convenient purchases and earning rewards. The card is also an effective tool to help people make contributions to some of their favorite charities.
Cardmembers can easily donate accrued points in increments of 4,500 points, as a $30 donation, by calling (800) 243-4034. The charities which will benefit from this program are: Junior Achievement, which encourages children to stay in school and receive the tools to help them succeed in business; Literacy Volunteers of America, which helps Americans learn to read through a network of 400 community programs in 45 states; Variety Clubs International, which brings happiness to children by providing childrens programs across the country; Second Harvest, which feeds more than 30 million Americans through food banks, pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, day care centers, senior centers and other non-profit agencies in all 50 states; and Dr. Martin Luther Kings Jr Club 13, which provides educational and health programs from scholarships to entrepreneurial skills.
To encourage further acts of kindness, Diners Club offers Club Rewards members who quality for Personalized Rewards, earning more than 100,000 points, the opportunity to contribute points to personally-selected charities.
If you are interested in acquiring a Diners Club card, or getting more information about this program, call (800)-2-DINERS (800-234-6377), or visit their Web site at www.dinersclubus.com.