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Finding Your ‘Super Shopper’

Finding Your ‘Super Shopper’

Apr 2, 2014

Meet the ‘super shopper’ Using iGive, shoppers donate a percentage of their online purchases to a cause of their choice by shopping through iGive’s 1400-plus affiliated retailers. Even a small percentage of each purchase can amount to significant funding for a cause when a shopper is spending thousands of dollars online each week. One Million Moms Against Gun Control (1MMAGC) is a grassroots initiative that has only existed for a couple of years. While the number of their supporters continues to grow, they are only now beginning to adopt iGive. But that didn’t stop them from earning over $900 in three months through iGive. Big Purchases, Big Returns Where does Heather Marchese, the Executive Director of 1MMAGC attribute the much appreciated, additional funding? “It’s a single member who makes her business purchases through iGive,” she stated. By downloading the iGive button and making a frequent number of large purchases through the 1,400+ online retailers that make up iGive’s retail network, a single individual was able to generate over $900 in three months for 1MMAGC. There were no extra steps involved in making a purchase or any additional fees, just an individual doing business as usual and earning money all the while for a cause she believes in. It’s that easy. So who is your super shopper? Getting more of your supporters to adopt iGive is a surefire way to help out your cause. Have enough of your supporters add the iGive button and who knows, maybe one of them will be your super...

April $5 Challenge

April $5 Challenge – 1,000 New iGive Members a Day Means $5 Donations for iGive Causes Spring is finally here. To celebrate, we’ll donate $5 per new member supporting iGive Causes in the month of April.  No purchase necessary.  In other words, for free. Here’s the challenge.  iGive must get at least 1,000 new members a day (supporting any cause, it doesn’t need to be yours) in April. They need to try the free and optionaliGive Button through 7/15/14. In our best months, we’ll get 1,000 to 1,500 people joining each day.  What we’re hoping is that you’ll tell all of your friends, even those friends who might support causes or charities different from your favorite. That’ll make April a Best Month. Why share with your friends? – When they shop, they’ll help Old South Church in Boston or their own favorite cause.  Why not let them take advantage of over 1,400 stores that want to help? The average shopper is raising over $30 – $100 a year for their cause … all for free. It’s simple and automatic.. Five bucks free, just for trying us out. The more iGive members, the better the deals we can get from stores. Spread your iGive link everywhere (Facebook’s a great way, but Twitter, e-mail, blogs, bulletin boards, and handouts all work). Use your...