Latest Micro-donations Stories

2010-12-21 11:34:00

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for consumers who want to make mobile donations to charities before the end of the year, Benevity Social Ventures, Inc. (www.benevity.org), today announced the launch of the Givatron(TM) in Beta, the first open-choice charitable giving application for Android-based mobile devices. The new app is free for consumers and lets users of Android devices easily find and make mobile donations of any amount to any registered charity in...

2010-10-20 07:05:00

DENVER, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- mGive, (www.mGive.com), the leading service provider for mobile donations in the United States, today announced the release of several innovative tools and service enhancements new to the mobile donation industry. The organization has released the mStore, innovative new tools including mobile polling, The Spark, and mRaiser, and enhanced their already robust reporting capabilities. With the release of these new tools and service enhancements, mGive's...

2010-10-19 10:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Obopay, Inc. (http://www.obopay.com/) and Benevity Social Ventures, Inc. (www.benevity.org), today announced an alliance to power a new text-to-donate offering that enables mobile donations and receipting for any registered charity in the United States. This innovative solution combines Obopay's instant mobile payment technology with expansive donation management, tax receipting and corporate matching functionality...

2010-10-07 06:40:00

SYDNEY, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Footprints Network, an online philanthropy program for eBusinesses, has just hit the one-million-dollar mark in micro-donations to help fund select worldwide charity projects. The Footprints Network is comprised of an alliance of online e-commerce companies collaborating to help bridge the gap between individual donors and various charity projects. Using web technologies, Footprints aggregates thousands of micro-donations made through online transactions...

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