Tagged: holidays

Newman’s Own Foundation Partners With CrowdRise to Launch $500,000 Holiday Challenge

Newman’s Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, announced on Monday it has teamed up with CrowdRise to sponsor the crowdfunding platform’s annual Holiday Challenge. The duo revealed that from November 21st, prior to Giving Tuesday 2017, through January 3rd qualifying nonprofits will engage in… Read More

Brief: FundedByMe Celebrates the Holiday Season By Looking Back at 2015 Memorable Platform Moments

With nearly a week until the 2016’s calendar year begins, crowdfunding platform FundedByMe took a look back at the memorable moments of the past twelve months. The FundedByMe team shared in a recent blog post: “Thank you for helping us make crowdfunding in 2015 the… Read More

CoAssets Reveals: Santa Knows A Thing Or Two About the Crowdfunding Method

With less than two days until Christmas Day, the team at CoAssets wrote an article for Yahoo! News that explains how Santa Claus knows a thing or two about the crowdfunding method. The Singapore-based real estate crowdfunding platform shared: “Crowdfunding this holiday season can be a struggle for… Read More

Seedrs Unveils 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Offering some last minute holiday ideas for its platform’s users, UK-based Seedrs unveiled its 2015 holiday gift guide. The website stated: “Still looking for the perfect gifts for your loved-ones this holiday season? Looking for yummy goodies to stock up on for your family and… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Employees Celebrate Thanksgiving (Video)

Sharing the real reason for the Thanksgiving holiday, employees of global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo revealed what they are truly thankful for. The website announced: “Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Indiegogo! We asked the Indiegogo team what they are thankful for – what are you thankful… Read More

Dealstruck Reports: 86% of Small Business Retailers Expect Strong Holiday Shopping Season

With the holiday shopping season upon us, small business owners overwhelmingly express optimism that sales will meet or surpass 2014, according to a survey of small business retailers released today. Although larger retailers routinely offer Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials, small businesses continue to… Read More

CrowdRise Kicks Off Holiday Season With “World’s Largest” Virtual Reality Tower on #GivingTuesday

CrowdRise Calls All U.S. Nonprofits to Participate in Holiday Challenge offering $250,000 In Prize Money to Organizations that Fundraise the Most During Holiday Season CrowdRise, the crowdfunding platform for good, announced on Wednesday its second annual Giving Tower campaign for #GivingTuesday, on December 1, 2015. The Giving Tower,… Read More

Brief: Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Teresa Giudice Helps Fund Daughters Band After Kickstarter Failure (Video)

She may be heading to prison over conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, and bank fraud, but that hasn’t stopped reality television star Teresa Giudice from helping her daughter Gia with her dreams of becoming a singer. Last month, Gia launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $7,500 for her… Read More

Brief: Children Facing a Bleak Christmas Move Public to Donate Over £30K in One Day Through UK’s Largest Charity Crowdfunding Campaign

Children’s charity Kids Company is facing unprecedented numbers of vulnerable children and young people seeking their support this Christmas. To help them meet this challenge they have turned to alternative online fundraising platform Crowdfunder. They were surprised and moved by the kindness of the public… Read More

DreamFund Reveals New Data That Shows How Parents & Teams Really Feel About Holiday Season Gift Exchanges

This holiday season DreamFund.com, the circle giving platform for important dreams, recently conducted a survey issued to over 200 parents and 500 teenagers, asking their thoughts on gift giving and receiving. Today they announce the survey data, which revealed the following: Teens don’t feel like they… Read More

London Councils Back Spacehive Campaign to Help Boroughs Crowdfund Christmas Lights

Companies, councils, and locals are coming together to Save Santa this Christmas through a national online campaign to raise funding for festive high street decorations.  Civic crowdfunding platform, Spacehive, is calling on companies to help cash strapped towns and London boroughs secure the funds needed… Read More

Abundance Generation Encourages Shares Of Green Energy Projects As Christmas Gifts

In 1931, artist Haddon Sundblom created magazine ads for Coca‑Cola inspired by Clement Clark Moore’s 1822 poem ‘The night before Christmas’, featuring St Nicholas as a kind, jovial man in a red suit. However, up until then images of Santa Claus had varied throughout different regions and… Read More

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