Supporting the Community: Cash Mob

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Our area was recently hit by a severe storm which resulted in widespread power outages to thousands. Among those affected were local businesses. These businesses lost everything which needed to be refrigerated or frozen. Additionally, they lost revenue by virtue of not being able to open their doors until power was restored.  One business is not even sure if they will be able to reopen. They are waiting to hear what insurance will cover. What can a community do to support these businesses? … [Read more...]

The Love Drop- Give a few

I wanted to give you an update on my Love Drop Post. What happened to Jill and her family? Last month the Love Drop Team raised over $2,500 and boxes after boxes of goods and items to help Jill and her family get through a hard time in their lives (homelessness & financial worries). We did this in 1 month. All 400+ people came together and gave a few bucks each to impact one family's life. If you participated in this, THANK YOU. The final presentation can be seen here. I personally know the … [Read more...]

The Love Drop: It only takes a minute to make a difference

Did you ever wonder what would happen if you collected all your friends and each added something into a bucket? The goal I had for myself was  to help others. The give freely post will feed the hungry using products anyone can pick up using coupons. The Coupons for the Troop is a way to help our service men and women. The love drop program will enable all of you to throw something in the bucket to see the love you have for others rise! ------------------------ What Love Drop … [Read more...]

Community Calendar

Is our calendar missing your event? Dear Friends, Madame Deals believes a strong sense of community enables everyone. We would like to give those of you who live in our area a chance to announce local events on our site. The events have to be family friendly.   To submit your event, place "Community Calendar" in the subject line and email it to Please include the date and time of your event. See our Calendar HERE … [Read more...]

Coupons for the troops: Thank you for those who are still protecting us

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On 9/11 we remember our troops and the people who serve our country. We are reminded of those who we lost and how 9/11 changed our world. This is a day to take a moment of silence and be thankful that the country we live in one founded on Freedom. A country where we all can contribute in a way that is big or small. In my heart shall reside those who have given up everything for the life that I enjoy. Thank you from my family and myself your service means everything! Have your coupons expired? … [Read more...]

Expired coupons? Do something GOOD with them

Coupons for Overseas Troops In honor of our troops, we have started a community service project that will support our overseas troops. It turns out that overseas military families can use expired manufactures coupons for up to six months after the expiration date at the commissaries. So, instead of throwing away those unwanted and expired coupons, we are sending them overseas! I know how much these families can use your expired coupons the guy in the picture is my husband and we were in the … [Read more...]

Thanks for the coupons

We just MAILED out over 10 LBS of COUPONS!! Friends, We want to thank all of you who have dropped off coupons at our drop locations. We even had our new friend Hannah send us coupons from Kentucky. We still have more coupons to pick up from our drop off locations but we will ASAP. We are so happy to be able to help our community near and far!  If you have no idea what I am talking about here is the info: Coupons for Overseas Troops We have started a community service project that will support … [Read more...]

Charlottesville Women's Four Miler Registration

Are you ready? Have you signed up for the Training Program? Don't fret, there is still time. The Training Program for the Women's Four Miler starts this Saturday at the UVa Track. You can sign up online, at ACAC, or at the track on Saturday. Remember, you do not have to be an experienced runner to join! There are many first time runners and hundreds of walkers too! The Women's Four Miler race will be September 5th on Garth Road at Foxfield. Race registration begins Saturday June 20th. If you … [Read more...]

Financial Freedom for FREE

Dear Friends, We have been asked to speak at a financial freedom seminar. This is not a COUPON WORKSHOP it is however, a time to learn some tips on organization and the basics of saving money. Our coupon system will be available for purchase if you would like.  We look forward to teaching you and remember; it is not what you save but what you spend that matters! Please join us on Saturday, August 8, 2009 at the Double Tree Hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia for a completely FREE Financial … [Read more...]

Coupons for Overseas Troops

We mailed the first packages containing unwanted and expired coupons to the Navy Base in Sicily. It took two 81/2x11 envelopes to hold all of the coupons and the envelopes weighed 3.5 pounds! That is a lot of coupons! Thank you for all of you who dropped off coupons at Mail Boxes Express and Child Connections. There were many of you who personally handed us your coupons too and we so appreciate you! We will continue to collect unwanted and expired coupons for the troops. Please remember that … [Read more...]