A new mobile application called Carebacks addresses the recent boom of homelessness and panhandling in New Orleans with features that address the hindrances of text-to-give scenarios and outsmart Apple’s ban on donation apps.
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Macy’s is extending its annual Shop for a Cause event into mobile by letting customers text to donate and simultaneously receive a coupon that is good for 25 percent off purchases.
Following recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma raised more than $296,000 in one week from mobile donations.
Cinnamon roll bakery chain Cinnabon is leveraging mobile to help drive donations for the National Breast Cancer Foundation via a new in-store initiative.
Disaster relief agencies have responded quickly to the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy, with many making mobile a key part of their efforts to raise funds to help those affected by the disaster.
Feeding America is among the nonprofits making it easy for mobile shoppers to donate by directing their retail savings when using mobile application LevelUp to the nonprofit of their choice.
A new mobile application from Avon is available to anyone participating in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer as a tool to help users train for the walk and raise money from friends and family.
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.
Rite Aid kicked off its 18th annual Miracle Balloon campaign on April 1 benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and, for the first time, is giving customers a way to make a donation via their handsets.
EBay has introduced two new interactive store windows with the aim of making it easy for holiday shoppers to donate toys by scanning a QR code.