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  • Forget Bake Sales: Two Startups Let You Resell Clothing And More To Raise Money For Schools

    Forget Bake Sales: Two Startups Let You Resell Clothing And More To Raise Money For Schools

    There are a number of startups catering to those who want to buy and sell “gently used” clothing and other items online, whether directly to fellow consumers as on Threadflip and Poshmark, for example, or with a company acting as middleman and curator, like thredUP, Twice, TheRealReal, and elsewhere. But a couple of companies want to take things a step further. Instead of… Read More

  • Fashion Project, The Site Making Online Shopping A Charitable Act, Raises $1.8 Million In Seed Funding

    Fashion Project, The Site Making Online Shopping A Charitable Act, Raises $1.8 Million In Seed Funding

    Recent TechStars Boston grad Fashion Project has a different take on the second-hand apparel market. It operates an online store where women can donate their high-end designer items, and others can re-purchase them for less than retail, knowing that the majority of sales are donated directly to charity. The company has now attracted the interest of investors, too, and days ago closed on… Read More

  • PayPal Stops Foreign Charity Donations From Singapore Accounts

    PayPal Stops Foreign Charity Donations From Singapore Accounts

    PayPal phases out donations to foreign non-profits and charities from Singapore accounts starting tomorrow, the 21st of March, and will complete this by the end of the month. This decision is a result of PayPal failing to get a remittance license in the country from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. PayPal was able to offer remittance services over the years, till the governing body issued… Read More

  • The Weekly Good: ProBueno Lets You Offer Up Your Talents And Skills For Good

    The Weekly Good: ProBueno Lets You Offer Up Your Talents And Skills For Good

    Imagine that you’re a pretty good drummer, you’re in a band, and you’d like to give lessons. You could charge for these lessons, of course, but you’re really into helping out charities. A site called ProBueno is a marketplace to shop your talents in exchange for charitable donations. When you think about it, all this really is is technology-empowered volunteering. Read More

  • Recycle Your Cellphone With ReCellular

    The next time you go to chuck that old cellphone you no longer use in the trash, stop and think about using ReCellular. ReCellular lets you send in your old phone (shipping is free via prepaid postage) and based on its condition, it’ll give you credit you can use towards Best Buy online. They also resell or donate old phones to charity and fix them up before they go out. Even if your… Read More