We were honored to finish 2021 strong and start our new year on a highly impactful note, giving back to many causes and communities near and far. From doubling the impact to so many campaigns to rewarding 30 nonprofits with $50,000 in funds, we witnessed a huge amount of impact on a global scale. We contributed $100,000 to organizations in need.
And while so many nonprofits and fundraisers touched our hearts, the 30 awarded truly went above and beyond. Their ability to fundraise creatively and innovate through our platform made them stand out. Join us in congratulating these outstanding recipients of both our $1,000 and $5,000 donations:
- Worthy of Love
- Their Joy and Peace Matters
- O! What FUNd We Need! MEALS!
- Taking a Step Back - for Homelessness
- Annual Champions & Lifetime Advocates Campaign
- DWDC Essential Workers Need Self-Care
- Resilient Hearts
- Support Students Like Mourene
- Honoring Lives. Saving More.
- Support Women Throughout Central America!
- The BREAK Holiday Giving Appeal
- Every Student Deserves a Home
- Afghan Airlift: NewLife Support
- Dope Therapist Community Holiday 2021 Giveback
- Build a school in Burkina Faso!
- Free Legal Services for Survivors
- Care About Climate
- Climate Coalition Holiday Food Drive
- Join me in supporting: Give Youth Joy
- Pickleball Rally for Charity 2021
- Be The Change…
- Celebrate PORTS
- The Shadow Between Us
- Rider SOS 2022 New Year
- 🏕🔥Donate S’More🔥🏕
$5,000 Grand Prize Winners
And without further ado, a huge congratulations to our grand prize winners. In addition to receiving $5,000 in donations, we’re providing one year free of We are for Good Pro along with a $500 scholarship to Power Partners:
Give Youth JOY! - To provide underserved youth with access to mental health resources during the holidays, BLHF created a fundraiser that not only created impact but also promoted awareness and change of the current state of mental health among children, particularly in minority groups.
Vitamin Angels - Created in partnership with Love Me Nutrition, Vitamin Angels is working to eliminate malnutrition across the world and has already helped over 60 million women and children in need by offering lifesaving and vital nutrition.
Snyk Holiday Donation Campaign - This developer security platform selected over a dozen of their customers’ favorite organizations to help fundraise for as their internal employee holiday giving campaign.
StreetCode Academy - 5 Year Celebration - To celebrate their five year anniversary, Streetcode Academy created a fundraiser to continue their mission in offering access to technology and resources to underprivileged communities that otherwise would not have access to.
Ping Pong for Good - On a mission to promote brain health, this group is working to improve the quality of life for those living with neurological conditions by developing a new protocol for mental fitness - playing table tennis!
Watch It All Live
Our Pledgegiving Celebration was one for the books 📚 In addition to announcing the recipients of our $50,000 in donations, we also got to hear from a few of the grand prize winners, providing us a major dose of inspiration going into the new year. ICYMI (or want to watch it on repeat like we are…), watch it all in action above!
Last but not least, thank you to all participants, judges, hosts, and donors for making our first-ever Pledgegiving an incredible success. We simply could not have done it without you. The impact you make every day deserves all the recognition, and we’re honored to be able to give you that platform.
For more information on Pledge, and to see how you can get started in your #PledgeToDoGood, visit www.pledge.to/signup today!