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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Picking up merchandise can really save money!

NAEIR members asked us to find ways to lower the cost of participating in the association and we listened.  Now virtually everything that is made available through NAEIR can now be picked up at our Galesburg, Illinois warehouse.

Over the years, members have come from all over the United States to pick up products that can be used to serve their clients at schools, churches, and nonprofit organizations.  Picking up catalog allocations from the large catalogs has always been available, but now members can also pick up Special Offers, items from NAEIR e-xpress, Member’s Choice Plus, Encore Catalogs, and Member’s Choice catalogs. 

While you’re at NAEIR picking up supplies for your organization, be sure to check out Grab Bag.  For a small fee your organization will be given a large warehouse cart and two hours to haul away whatever items are available that can be used to assist the clients that so depend on the important services that your organization provides.  With new donations arriving daily, you never know what you’ll be able to find in Grab Bag!

The pick up process is simple.  Note on your request that you are planning to pick up your products.  When your merchandise is ready you will be notified.  After receiving your notice, simply call your Membership Advocate and let us know when you plan to visit – we love to have visitors.  If you have time while you’re here let us know and someone will take you on a tour of the NAEIR facility.  It’s a great chance to meet your Advocate or the Member Enrollment Rep that helped you get started.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Spread the Word Campaign

Help Spread the Word

NAEIR has been acting as the conduit between generous donor organizations and deserving schools, churches, and nonprofit organizations for over 30 years – over $2 billion in new, useful merchandise has been distributed to thousands of individuals during this time . . . yet, it’s always interesting to discover that many of companies and organizations that we talk to have never heard of NAEIR before.

Help us to spread the word.  A lot of our donor companies belong to trade associations that publish journals; just as several of the schools, churches, and charities that are NAEIR members are part of larger groups that issue newsletters.  

Just a short blurb in these publications can do wonders to spark interest in NAEIR.

We’re not expecting a front-page story (although we would welcome that opportunity) just a paragraph or two about how NAEIR works and how your company or school, church, or nonprofit has benefited from NAEIR’s service would be great.  The more donations we receive, the more members we can serve -- the strong our organization becomes.

To show our appreciation, if you represent a donor company and you take the initiative to publish an article about NAEIR’s service in your trade association journal or newsletter, we will provide a free one-year catalog membership to the school, church, or charity of your choice – that’s a $595 value.

If you’re a member of NAEIR and include a blurb about NAEIR in a newsletter or publication that your organization is associated with, we will send you a coupon for $149 off on handling charges.

Just send us a tear sheet of the article from the magazine, journal, or newsletter, along with your contact information and we’ll see that you are justly rewarded for your efforts.  To help you get started, below are some ideas for donor companies and member organizations to include in your publications.

Thank you for your continued support of NAEIR.

Suggested Article for Donor Companies:

Many companies aren’t aware of the benefits associated with gifts-in-kind donations.  When you have excess inventory, donating that inventory can free up warehouse space, avoid the problems often associated with liquidation, can contribute to your company’s “green” initiatives by keeping the products out of landfills, tax deductions are available, and most importantly, your products will go towards helping schools, churches, and nonprofit organizations serving individuals that are ill, needy, or minors.

A leader in the gifts-in-kind industry that has over 30 years of experience in handling product donations is NAEIR, the National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources.  During this time, NAEIR has received and re-distributed over $2 billion worth of new, useful, excess inventory.  Currently, NAEIR has over 12,000 school, church, and nonprofit members that can use a wide variety of products.  NAEIR has a 450,000 square foot warehouse centrally located in Galesburg, Illinois, so they can accept donations from a few pallets to several truckloads.  To learn more about the free product donation service offered by this unique organization, or to arrange a donation, call 1-800-562-0955 or visit the NAEIR website at    

(if you would include a couple of sentences about your company’s donation experience with NAEIR it would be greatly appreciated)

Suggested Article for Member Organizations:

Schools, churches, and nonprofit organizations are receiving thousands of dollars in free merchandise through a gifts-in-kind organization called NAEIR.  

It may sound too good to be true – but it’s not.  NAEIR receives office supplies, maintenance and janitorial items, personal care products, items for children, paper products, plus a lot of the “extras” that are so important.  The items themselves are free – all your organization has to pay are nominal handling charges and shipping to get the items from NAEIR’s Galesburg, Illinois warehouse to your location (or you can pick up the items at the NAEIR warehouse to avoid shipping charges). 

All of the products that your organization receives have to be used for the ill, the needy, or children, and cannot be bartered, traded, or sold.

NAEIR has been around for over 30 years and during that time they have re-distributed over $2 billion worth of new, useful, excess inventory.  To find out how your organization can become a part of NAEIR, call 1-800-562-0955 or visit the NAEIR website at

(if you would include a couple of sentences about how your organization has benefited from NAEIR membership it would be greatly appreciated)

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

45 New Items Today on NAEIR e-xpress!!


Please choose from the following options to access this product.


Click here to go directly to the NAEIR e-xpress website to view these items.

Over 45 NEW items added today in the New Items Category
Reduced Handling category - as low as $5.00 for handling
Last Chance category - $4.00 or less


Click here to go directly to the Special Offers website to view these offers:

June Special Offers, Prayer Books & Jelly Beans, Weekly Planners, May Special Offers and much more. Get online now.

If you have any questions or you would like information on how to get signed up to view the available product, please call your Advocate at 800-562-0955 and select option 3 or send an email to