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Powerful Hurricane Florence is expected to have life-threatening impact as it strikes the East Coast this Friday. It is expected to bring heavy rain, winds, power outages and devastating flooding throughout the Carolinas, Virginia and Georgia.
If you are looking to launch a corporate donations program to raise funds for hurricane relief, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your program. You can start fundraising in minutes!
Here's how to launch a disaster relief program through Pledgeling:
Step 1: Pick a charity, or set-up a fund with multiple charities. Through Pledgeling, you can raise money for any US charity. Here are a few of the great organizations planning to respond and provide emergency relief and recovery services to those in need.
- Disaster Relief: Team Rubicon, American Red Cross
- Providing Food: Harvest Hope
- Re-Building Community: Habitat for Humanity
- Family-Friendly Supplies & Services: Save the Children
- Animals Rescue: Charleston Animal Society
2.) Select the best product to launch your Hurricane relief program:
- Text to Donate Keyword: Try it out - Text HOME to 707070. Best for: TV, Live Events
- Fundraising Page: Try it out - View our Anguilla Stronger fundraising page, which raised millions of dollars to help with the re-building effort, post Hurricane Irma. These are designed to be mobile-first, feature Apple Pay and have the simplest donation experience. Best for: Social Media & Online
- Employee Matching Program: Looking to offer an employee donation and matching program? We can help you launch a matching program in minutes & track donations in real time. Best for: Employee Engagement
- Round-Up & Donate: Run an e-commerce business on Shopify? You can choose to integrate a donation at checkout, or donate a percent of sales for Hurricane Relief through Give & Grow. Best for: E-Commerce
- Throw a Party: Gather friends together and host a fundraiser, using Evite Donations, to benefit hurricane relief. Evite Donations is a free tool that turns any event into a fundraiser for the cause of your choice. Best for: In-Person Parties, Events
Pledgeling is committed to empowering mission-driven companies and individuals to achieve their greatest impact. Please contact relief@Pledgeling.com if we can help you set-up your disaster relief program.
As always, thank you for joining us in the #PledgeToDoGood.