As the 2016 presidential race ramps up in intensity, candidates are capitalizing on mobile donations that enable supporters to instantly send campaign funds from their smartphones, raising the soliciting stakes even higher.
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Gap Inc.’s Old Navy is unzipping consumers’ holiday shopping excitement via its annual Overnight Millionaire sweepstakes and a social media-enabled donation campaign to celebrate good deeds during one of the most charitable seasons.
Fundraising platform MobileCause is bringing text-to-donate campaigns to the forefront by allowing audiences viewing Warren Miller’s Chasing Shadows film to virtually send funds to help the Nepal earthquake relief efforts, proving that QR codes and SMS functions have not become dormant.
Funds raised since the 2007 inception of Text-to-Pledge succeeded the $25 Million benchmark last month during the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar party in Los Angeles.
The American Red Cross has revamped its Web and mobile site in an ongoing effort to let consumers help others through donations of time, blood or money.
The Seattle Foundation recently ran a campaign that generated $7.4 million in online contributions for nonprofits, 2.7 percent of which came through mobile.
Syniverse is working with the BBB Mobile Giving Foundation to help support the use of mobile and get the word out about how the medium enables charitable contributions around the world.
HSN has partnered with the March of Dimes for a new marketing campaign that aims to raise awareness and funds for organizations and lets consumers make donations via the retailer’s on-air, online and mobile mediums.
Cancer Research UK is introducing smartphone applications for several devices that will deliver content, a mobile wallet and a loyalty program for regular donors.
Macy’s has partnered with DoSomething.org to promote a mobile scan-to-donate campaign that celebrates and rewards youth activism.