Articles Tagged ‘mobile donations’


How presidential candidates are upping the ante for mobile donations

February 4, 2016

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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Old Navy hops on mobile donation bandwagon via charitable social campaign

November 16, 2015

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.

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MobileCause shines spotlight on text-to-donate campaigns with film tie-in

October 27, 2015

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.

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Text-to-Pledge turns SMS messaging into philanthropy

April 21, 2014

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.

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American Red Cross unveils new mobile site to help drive donations

August 23, 2012

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.

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The Seattle Foundation taps mobile to drive donations

August 16, 2012

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.

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Syniverse, BBB Mobile Giving Foundation expand global reach through new partnership

June 7, 2012

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.

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HSN teams up with March of Dimes to roll out multichannel donation campaign

May 11, 2012

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.

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Cancer Research UK enlists mobile for far-reaching program including donations, loyalty

February 16, 2012

Cancer Research UK is introducing smartphone applications for several devices that will deliver content, a mobile wallet and a loyalty program for regular donors.

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Macy’s, DoSomething.org drive awareness, donations via mobile

August 8, 2011

Macy’s has partnered with DoSomething.org to promote a mobile scan-to-donate campaign that celebrates and rewards youth activism.

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