LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Evite, Inc. (www.evite.com) and Pledgeling (www.pledgeling.com) celebrate their one year anniversary as partners in Evite Donations, which has raised over one million dollars in donations for thousands of nonprofit organizations across the US.
"We believe in bringing people together for a better world," said Victor Cho, Chief Executive Officer of Evite. "Evite is proud to be the leading brand empowering people to do good through the most meaningful events of their lives by raising awareness and funds for causes they care about. Pledgeling has been the perfect partner in making that process seamless."
Evite Donations is a free tool that turns every Evite event into an opportunity to give back. Hosts can select their favorite nonprofit from 10,000+ members of the Pledgeling network, or recommend a new nonprofit. Guests donate without leaving Evite.com, and Evite never charges a fee to make donations. The backend integration for donation processing is powered by Pledgeling, which includes instant tax receipts to donors for their donations.
"Our goal is to make it easy for Evite hosts and guests to give back using Evite Donations," explained James Citron, Chief Executive Officer of Pledgeling. "We believe Evite is leading the way for other brands to integrate impact and charitable giving for customers. We are thrilled to celebrate this one million dollar milestone with Evite, and we look forward to raising millions more together for causes around the world."
Evite powers more celebrations than any other online brand, with over 2 billion invitations sent. Now, in partnership with Pledgeling, Evite Donations has made more than 20,000 events - birthdays, weddings, professional events and more - more meaningful.
"To celebrate this milestone, we're launching a new challenge to double the impact," said Cho and Citron in a joint statement. "Let's raise another million this holiday season! Join us by using Evite Donations for your upcoming events & holiday celebrations, and together let's change the world."
To learn more, follow #1MillionTogether and visit: https://goo.gl/8dS3fV
Evite (www.evite.com) is the leading digital service for bringing people together. The company has sent over 2 billion event invitations in its history, enabling approximately 3 billion unique face-to-face connections. Evite makes getting together effortless and more memorable for its 100+ million annual users, sending 20,000 invitations every hour and handling hundreds of millions of RSVPs every year. Evite is headquartered in Los Angeles and is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, attributed to the Liberty Ventures Group (NASDAQ: LVNTA, LVNTB).
Pledgeling (www.pledgeling.com) is the leading social enterprise that empowers brands and organizations by integrating impact. Pledgeling's mobile-first technology platform and suite of software services seamlessly incorporate impact opportunities for consumers, brands and nonprofits. Pledgeling supports all registered nonprofits in the US. Established in 2014 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Pledgeling powers the revolution for good from the heart of Silicon Beach.
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