The Saint Goes Marching In: Greeting Card Universe Goes Green on St. Patrick’s Day

San Ramon, California (EastBayDaily) — Greeting Card Universe, the world’s largest greeting card store, announces its collection of 4,443 original and hard to find St. Patrick’s Day cards.

Observed first as a religious holiday commemorating the life and work of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has become a secular celebration in the United States and other countries, celebrated with parties, parades, and the color green.

“In America, over 36 million people claim Irish ancestry, more than eight times the population of Ireland itself,” says Mindy Rosso-Gaemi, Community Manager at Greeting Card Universe. “St. Patrick’s Day is a popular holiday even among the non-Irish. The icons associated with it – shamrocks, leprechauns, the harp, the flag of Ireland, Irish blessings, even messages of faith and sentiments honoring Ireland’s rich cultural heritage – are reflected in our greeting cards.”

Greeting Card Universe’s traditional and niche offerings of over 530,000 cards gives nod to the importance of choice and personalization in today’s marketplace and stays true to its tagline “any card imaginable”. According to Rosso-Gaemi, “Greeting Card Universe has become many shoppers’ go to source for any kind of greeting card.”

Shoppers can personalize the inside of all cards at Greeting Card Universe with their own text and photo. Additionally, custom greeting cards can be created within 48 hours at no additional cost by requesting changes or a totally new design from their artist community of over 4,500 freelance artists from around the world.

“Each year, more than eight million St. Patrick’s Day cards are exchanged in the USA,” says Rosso-Gaemi. “Once shoppers discover our extensive range of greeting cards for St. Patrick’s Day, in themes from religious to traditional to humorous, they’ll never shop for cards anywhere else. The same can be said of our collection of Easter cards. Shoppers will be delighted to discover hard to find cards for a Birthday or Anniversary on St. Patick’s Day as well as St. Patrick’s Day cards for uncommon relations like Secret Pal, Foster Mom, both my Dads, my twin and so many more. At Greeting Card Universe, finding the right card is much easier than finding a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow!”

About Greeting Card Universe Greeting Card Universe ( is a division of BigDates Solutions, a private company that provides consumers with unique, personalized services for any holiday or occasion. Greeting Card Universe is the world’s largest paper greeting card store, offering an unlimited selection of custom greeting cards, birthday greeting cards, photo cards, invitations, and note cards. BigDates Solutions is the leading provider of Online Reminder Service Solutions, powering gift-reminder services, including and The company is also the owner of Birthday Calendar, a Facebook application with over 44 million installs.


Mindy Rosso
BigDates Solutions