donations

Can SaaS principles transform political campaigns as we know them?

In life, they say you get what you pay for. That is no less true in politics, which is fueled by campaign donations and lobbying dollars that move policy on every important issue under the sun. The di

Facebook makes it easier to donate in times of crisis

Facebook’s social good team has launched a donate button specific to crises. The goal is that people will be able to more easily and securely help communities affected by natural disasters. Face

Cradle is an app that makes it easier for you to find and donate to charities

Is your money burning a hole in your pocket, and you'd like to use some of it for good causes, but you don't know where to begin? A new app called Cradle wants to help. Presented at the Disrupt Hackat

Class Action lawsuit alleges PayPal diverts charitable donations from intended recipients, misleads consumers

PayPal was targeted with a class action lawsuit filed on Tuesday in Chicago which focuses on the way the payments company handles charitable donations. The suit alleges the company’s charitable

Crunch Report | Tech Execs Are Matching Donations to ACLU

Tech execs are matching donations to the ACLU, Starbucks unveils a virtual assistant, Dropbox touts a $1 billion revenue run rate, robots are making coffee and Fitbit cuts six percent of its workforce

PayPal puts a charitable giving button in its app for the first time

PayPal is rolling out an update to its mobile application which it hopes will put charitable giving in the forefront of customers’ minds. With a new button that appears at the bottom of the ho

Spotfund makes micro-donations easier with social-first mobile app

Pouring a bucket of ice-cold water over your head, or liking or sharing a charity online might help raise awareness, but what campaigns that go comprehensively viral really need is cold, hard cash. La

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 examp

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

Recent TechStars Boston grad <a target="_blank" href="https://www.fashionproject.com/">Fashion Project</a> has a different take on the second-hand apparel market. It operates an online store where

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

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

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