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Published:December 1st, 2008 12:23 EST
The Perfect Christmas Gift Without the Crowds

The Perfect Christmas Gift Without the Crowds

By SOP newswire2

Abunga.com, the family- friendly online bookstore, provides a hassle-free way for consumers to do their Christmas shopping all while giving to a good cause.

There are more than 2 million, gift-worthy books for all ages available at Abunga.com, many of which are offered at a price of under $5. In addition, the bookstore gives 5 percent of all net purchases to a nonprofit organization of the consumer`s choice through the Favored Abunga Nonprofit (FAN) program.

"Abunga.com provides a way for people to shop for the perfect Christmas gift from the warmth and comfort of their own homes," said Lee Martin, chairman of Abunga.com. "But a gift from Abunga.com is much more than a book. It is a gift that gives back to a local or national charity, helping spread the Christmas cheer a little further this year."

Currently, Abunga.com offers more than 8,000 different FANs to choose from including national ministries, Christian schools, churches and humanitarian organizations such as Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, the American Red Cross, Compassion International and Focus on the Family.

The Web-based bookstore is continually expanding its FAN list by allowing consumers to nominate their favorite nonprofits by filling out a simple online form. Abunga.com then reviews all submissions to ensure each organization upholds the ethical, moral and spiritual principles that coincide with Abunga.com`s positive mission of family-friendliness.

"Abunga.com recognizes that our country is in the midst of an economic flux, and as a result, people are cutting back and looking for ways to save," Martin said. "Still, because of the economy, the amount of people in need is on the rise. Abunga.com wants to not only give consumers a great deal, but also help them continue in their charitable giving through their everyday book purchases."

For consumers looking for a deal, Abunga.com offers both a "clearance" section and "books under $5" page. In addition, a full "Christmas gift guide" is available from the home page to help shoppers find the perfect fit for their friends and family, as well as articles on meaningful gift giving and the hidden benefits of shopping online.

Abunga.com is an online bookstore founded to provide families a protected shopping environment. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., Abunga.com offers safety with more than 2 million family-friendly titles; savings through distributor-direct prices; and support to nonprofit organizations by donating 5 percent of each net purchase to a customer-selected charity. For more information, visit www.Abunga.com.

Note to Editors: For more information about Abunga.com, please visit http://Abunga.com/media. To arrange an interview with Lee Martin, please contact Kristin Cole at 615.289.6701 or via e-mail at kristin@alarryross.com.