BOSTON, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Paint Nite, the global leader in Creative Entertainment, today announced the launch of Virtual Fundraisers, a brand-new initiative aimed at empowering consumers and organizations to raise money for causes they care about, using a simple online tool.
Taking just under five minutes, the process to set-up a Virtual Fundraiser is easy. A user simply inputs some basic information into the Paint Nite database, and then chooses a cause to raise funds for. The user will receive a custom code that they can then share with their networks. Each time the code is used to purchase a Paint Nite ticket, $15 is donated back to the cause the code is associated with.
"The new Virtual Fundraiser offering opens a new door for both organizers and consumers alike," said Kristina Lock, VP of Private Events, Paint Nite. "Being able to share a unique fundraiser code virtually with friends and family across the country, means that people will be able to raise even more money for the causes that matter most to them, without having to physically be in the same room at the same event."
This virtual initiative joins Paint Nite's traditional fundraising offering which, to date, has helped charitable organizations raise more than $2.5 million. In support of hundreds of organizations, Paint Nite has hosted more than 2,000 events this year alone. From local schools, food pantries and shelters, to larger organizations including The American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Habitat for Humanity and the American Heart & Stroke Association.
The Boston-based Creative Entertainment Company has experienced rapid growth since its inception in 2012, expanding to more than 1,600 cities globally, and hosting 6,000 events with 200,000 guests on four different continents each month. Thanks to its recent debut of Plant Nite, an equally unique social event concept, now in 60+ U.S. cities, Paint Nite has become the go-to source for Creative Entertainment.
More information about Paint Nite and how to host a private event or fundraiser can be found online at PaintNite.com/fundraisers.
ABOUT PAINT NITE
Paint Nite, the industry leader in Creative Entertainment offers people the opportunity to socialize as they would on a regular night out, with a the added benefit of making something; participants create art over cocktails at a local bar with a professional artist. Headquartered in Boston, it was founded in March 2012 by entrepreneurs Daniel Hermann and Sean McGrail, and is now a worldwide phenomenon. In 2015, building on its incredible entrepreneurial success, Paint Nite launched a new creative event concept, Plant Nite, which swaps the paint for plants. Paint Nite was named #2 on the 2016 Inc 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. For more information, visit paintnite.com.
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