There’s no question that your dedication to earning donations involves a lot of hard work. But, something you and your fellow fundraisers might not already know…it doesn’t always have to be. Thanks to Goodshop, there’s an easy way for you to earn donations, simply doing something you and your supporters are already doing – shopping…
There’s no question that your dedication to earning donations involves a lot of hard work. But, something you and your fellow fundraisers might not already know…it doesn’t always have to be. Thanks to Goodshop, there’s an easy way for you to earn donations, simply doing something you and your supporters are already doing – shopping online. Too good to be true? Well, my doubting do-gooders, read on…
Goodshop.com is an online coupon site that integrates charitable giving with saving money. All you have to do is register your charity on Goodshop.com (super easy and totally free), and then share it with your network of supporters. When you and your supporters sign up with Goodshop and select your charity, you’ll earn donations each time you and your network save with a Goodshop coupon. So, each of you will enjoy substantial savings from the sites you shop, and your charity will receive Goodshop donations (based on a percentage of each purchase), at no cost to you or your supporters.
So far, Goodshop has raised more than $12 million for 114,000 nonprofits and schools. They partner with charitable organizations ranging from the American Cancer Society to worldwide environmental and human rights groups, to local animal shelters and neighborhood school districts. Goodshop has saved shoppers over $100 million with coupons from top retailers like Target, Lowe’s, and Macy’s, as well as local businesses.
Expert Tip: Download Gumdrop! Just when you thought it couldn’t get any easier, saving and raising money is now even faster and more effortless with Gumdrop, Goodshop’s free browser app. By downloading Gumdrop, you and your supporters will get:
Instant alerts on deals
Savings automatically applied at checkout
Goodshop’s donation sent directly to your charity
So, as promised, earning extra donations for your cause with Goodshop is easy peasy. Honestly, it would be a big miss not to sign up and share Goodshop/Gumdrop with your supporters. It’s basically free money, twice over – first when you and your supporters save with the coupons, and a second time when your charity gets the free donation. Check it out…you and your bottom line will be glad you did.
Charles Z is the Founder and CEO of Donorbox. He has been starting companies and numerous web applications since college. Nowadays he is immersed and wildly excited about the the future of the social impact sector.