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Metallix Direct Gold

March 01, 2011 10:42 ET

Hug a G.I. Day Promotion, Sponsored by Metallix Direct Gold, to Benefit USO

Customers That Sell Their Unwanted Gold and Precious-Metal Scrap During the Month of March Will Help Support the United States Armed Forces

GREENVILLE, NC--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - Metallix Direct Gold, a mail-order gold-buying company and precious-metal refinery, has announced its Hug a G.I. Day promotion, to benefit the United Service Organizations (USO).

From March 1-31, 2011, customers who sell their gold, silver, platinum, palladium or rhodium, and accept an offer from Metallix, will receive a $10 bonus to their settlement. Metallix will match that bonus and donate $10 per accepted transaction to the USO, with a minimum total donation of $1,000.

About Hug a G.I. Day
Officially celebrated on March 4, Hug a G.I. Day is designed to show support for the men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces. On this day, citizens are encouraged to provide a donation to military organizations, or send a gift to a deployed troop. 

"While Hug a G.I. Day is only one day, Metallix is dedicating the entire month of March to honoring the men and women who have served our country," says Nick Bufano, general manager of Metallix Direct Gold. "We want to encourage customers to help us contribute to this important organization and support our troops by selling their unwanted precious metals."

To participate in the Hug a G.I. Day promotion and receive a prepaid, insured shipping kit, customers can complete the Get Started form on the Metallix Direct Gold website ( Customers should enter promo code: HUG to be entered into the promotion. Visit the Metallix Direct Gold website ( for more information and to view the terms and conditions

About Metallix Direct Gold
Metallix Direct Gold was established in May 2010, in partnership with Metallix Refining, Inc. Metallix Direct Gold purchases unwanted gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium from the general public, and businesses with small amounts of precious-metal-bearing scrap. Located in Shrewsbury, NJ, with the refinery in Greenville, NC, Metallix has been in business for more than 40 years. Learn more:

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