Support your favorite business in two different ways!

Elmira Downtown Development, Inc. will accept donations with a goal of helping local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

1. Buy Gift Certificates for your favorite business OR

2. Provide a straight donation to your favorite business (will not receive a GC)

Buy Here Shop There - this initiative will promote gift certificate sales on behalf of downtown/Elmira businesses and offer an alternative way for customers to support local.

From your favorite Coffee Shop, Favorite Lunch Spot, Favorite Dinner spot, Dance Lessons, Office supplies (not for your sweetheart though), Flowers, OR buy a gift certificate for your next haircut, massage, tattoo, jewelry store, dance studio, printing business, office supply store, or trial membership at the gym. All helping our small businesses.

How? Purchase gift certificates to a participating Elmira business ranging from $10 - $100. After the purchase is made, you will receive an email with a confirmation, we will then mail the certificate to you. Within two weeks, we will send a check to the business. It's that easy! Or DONATE to your Favorite Business.

For donation only: EDD is the Business Improvement District for the City of Elmira and a 501©3 and any contribution is tax deductible.

General Gift Certificate

Holiday Gift Certificate

Winter Gift Certificate

Valentine Day Gift Certificate

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