Memorial Day Sales plus Ways to Help Tornado Victims

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Start the weekend early: major retailers are offering Memorial Day deals right now. Snag some great accessories for men and women for a fraction of the price through these summer sales. Give to a soldier this weekend, and help the relief effort for disaster victims in Oklahoma.

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Memorial Day Sales

Now through Monday, Old Navy (NYSE:GPS) is slashing prices online and in stores, with some items starting at just $6. Plus, you can take an additional 30% to 50% off clearance items for the whole family. Orders over $50 are eligible for free shipping.

Get deals on goods for your living and dining rooms at with an extra 10% off already-discounted items through Thursday.

The Memorial Day preview sale also includes outdoor furniture.

If you’re in the market for home electronics, appliances and gadgets, you’ll want to check out Best Buy’s summer kickoff sale. Discounted items include microwaves, major appliances, cameras, select laptops, DVD and Blu-Ray players, and some musical instruments, too. Shipping is free on all orders.

If you’re planning to do a home improvement project this weekend, Kmart has deals on tools, patio furniture, select window coverings and more. And don’t forget to visit (NYSE:HD) for free ship-to-store or ship-to-home service on select items. At Lowe's (NYSE:LOW), you can get a 10% discount on major appliances priced $399 or more, plus $5 discounts on select gallon-size paints from Valspar, Duramex and Olympic. Free assembly and delivery is also available on select patio furniture and grills now through May 27.

And visit for Memorial Day deals. The site is offering discounts of up to 60% on women’s shoes and handbags, plus men’s and kids’ accessories, too. The sale includes sandals plus dress and athletic shoes.

Summer Savings

Speaking of accessories, Laguna Beach, California-based retailer Gorjana and Griffin is offering free shipping on all US orders over $75 as part of their summer blowout sale. You can get up to 75% off select items. Just enter the code SUMMERTIME at checkout for extra savings. And don’t forget to check out the site’s “Charity” section, where a portion of your purchase will go to a special cause.

Support for Soldiers

This Memorial Day, support the troops through various charities, including Cell Phones for Soldiers, which takes gently used cell phones and helps soldiers call home.

Donate your car to a military veteran through Or you can make a donation to

Help for Tornado Victims

Don’t forget to do your part for Oklahoma tornado victims. The American Red Cross is accepting donations via their Disaster Relief Fund or via text message.

Just text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to instantly send $10 via mobile phone. The charge will appear on your wireless bill.

You can also help the Salvation Army by making donations via An instant $10 donation can be sent by texting the word STORM to 80888.

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