There’s a crispness in the air and fall has raised it’s hand to usher in the Season of Giving! Through charitable giving, you, your business and your customers can help make our world better. Did you know that more donations are made between #GivingTuesday and December 31st than any other time of year? That’s why we want to make it easy to make this year’s #GivingTuesday your biggest and best campaign ever!

TIP #1:  CHOOSE YOUR CAUSE  

Whether your inbox is filling up with requests to support worthwhile causes locally and globally or you haven’t got the slightest clue where to start, Pledgeling has you covered. With over 200,000 non-profit organizations in our database, it’s quick and simple to identify who to give back to. For more inspiration, explore worthwhile causes HERE

TIP #2: PLEDGE YOUR EVENT 

You’ve got the theme, you’ve got the location, you’ve planned the menu, but did you know you could incorporate giving right into the invitation? Pledgeling powers donations through Evite, making it easy to engage your guests to join you in giving back. Guests can easily donate without ever leaving your Evite invitation. See how it works below and Get Started HERE

TIP #3: CREATE YOUR OWN FUNDRAISER

Run a #GivingTuesday campaign and process donations right on your website for a cause of your choice. Select the nonprofit that you want to support, set a fundraising goal, and watch the donations track in real-time on your custom page!

Choose between a Thermometer Page or a custom layout, as shown for our #AnguillaStronger hurricane recovery campaign with the Four Seasons Resorts & Residences. Contact our team to learn more.

TIP #4: INTEGRATE YOUR STORE

Use Give & Grow, our 5-star rated Shopify app, to collect donations through your store for up to 12 nonprofits of your choice! In a matter of minutes, you’ll have your campaign up and running. The app makes it simple to designate a single product, collection or site-wide sale to donate from. The app provides a detailed report of each donation, downloadable tax receipts, and an impact calculator so you can share your #GivingTuesday impact in realtime with your customers! Check out (pun intended) how it works with our store partner ZOX HERE

TIP #5: MOBILE GIVING

Did you know that using mobile giving can increase giving by up to 50%? Integrate a #GivingTuesday campaign across your brand using your social media, loyalty programs, and community events to drive donations. You might even consider running a matching donation campaign and double your impact on #GivingTuesday. See mobile giving in action with Generosity Water: TEXT GENEROSITY to 707070

Pledgeling is proud to be your trusted partner for holiday giving all season long to help make a difference in the world. Having raised over $13 million in donations to-date for thousands of nonprofits, we are grateful to businesses of all sizes that partner with us to make a meaningful impact in the world, such as the real-time metrics you see here on our Impact Page.

…So, how will you & your company give back on #GivingTuesday? Now is the time to get started and our team is here to help as we kick off this Season of Giving! Contact us to get started today, and THANK YOU for all you do to make the world a better place.

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Posted by Kim Niemi

Strategy & Business Development. Youth outreach is my passion. Grateful to be a part of enabling brands to integrate mission and give back.