(Closed) Wedding Shower for coworker.

posted 4 years ago in Money
Post # 2
46961 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

pinkabner:  Whatever you can afford. Usually the money is collected and given as one gift so she will never know what any individual donated.

Post # 3
849 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

My co-workers threw a shower for me and they understood they wouldn’t be invited to the wedding since it was (almost) a destination wedding up North (we are down South). Most ladies gave me about $25 if they gave a gift card or check. I have given similar amounts for baby showers and other wedding showers here at work.

Post # 4
3339 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island

I’d suggest $5-15.  Like a PP said, whatever you feel comfortable giving is fine.  I’ve thrown showers for co-workers in the past, and people gave all different amounts.  The lowest was $5.  The highest was $60.

Post # 5
4513 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I usually throw in 10 bucks for these things. It won’t be tied to you individually, so don’t worry too much. If you’re close with her or work in a small grooup, then I’d give a little more, probably. 

Post # 6
699 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

If you don’t know her that well, then I think $10 – 20 is perfectly acceptable. 

Post # 7
5159 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014

pinkabner:  So are you actually invited to her real shower, and not just a work thing? I think that’s weird if you’re invited to the actual shower & still not to the wedding. If you don’t know her that well, I’d probaby give $25.

Post # 8
8521 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

pinkabner:  I usually put in a ten or a twenty, depending on how well I know the person and/or what bill(s) I happen to have on me when the card comes around. I have put in $5 before though, when I was really strapped and didn’t know the person that well.

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