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Fundly and Teach For America Launch National Teacher Appreciation Week Celebration World's Largest Crowdfunding-for-Good Platform Powers Teach For America's "Here's to Teachers" Campaign Lauding Teachers Nationwide

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest crowdfunding-for-good platform, Fundly (www.fundly.com), and Teach For America are lauding America's teachers with the launch of their "Here's To Teachers" campaign in celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week, which begins today.

This week, communities across the country take time to honor educators who have made a real difference in our lives and celebrate their hard work and commitment in the classroom and beyond.

"Here's To Teachers" is encouraging everyone to get involved by:

  • Sending a note to a favorite teacher, using Teach For America's thank you e-cards
  • Making a donation in honor of a favorite teacher to support Teach For America and training new teachers
  • Shouting out a favorite teacher on Facebook and Twitter
  • Watching and sharing inspirational videos of students surprising their teachers with celebrations for Teacher Appreciation Week

"Fundly is honored to partner with Teach For America in celebrating the extraordinary contributions that teachers are making every day," said Dave Boyce, Fundly CEO. "As the father of six, I know firsthand that teachers deserve the utmost appreciation year-round and it's important to say a special thank you as the school year is coming to a close." 

"Teach for America is thrilled to partner with Fundly this Teacher Appreciation Week to celebrate teachers everywhere and share the stories of educators who have changed our lives," said Josh Lotstein, Teach For America Campaigns Managing Director. "As a former teacher, I am humbled and inspired by the incredible work happening in classrooms across the country and encourage everyone to get involved and give teachers their well-deserved thanks."

The "Here's To Teachers" campaign page is at: http://teachforamerica.fundly.com/thankateacher

Fundly also serves as the crowdfunding and event fundraising platform for Teach For America campaigns in cities around the country.

More about Fundly is at www.fundly.com.

About Fundly
The world's #1 crowdfunding-for-good platform, Fundly's mission is to help more people give more. The largest, most widely-adopted and easiest-to-use crowdfunding-for-good and event fundraising platform, Fundly has enabled more than 30,000 nonprofit organizations, volunteer groups, fundraising events and individual fundraisers large and small to collectively raise more than $305 million and counting. Fundly is the proven fundraising solution for everyone from local PTAs, to Run Walk Ride events, to the world's largest charities, including Habitat for Humanity, Teach for America and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Learn more about Fundly at www.fundly.com and see Fundly in the news at http://fundly.com/press/.

Contact: Deborah Schneiderdschneider@prandcompany.com / 415-277-6973

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