NEW ORLEANS, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping.Gives, a Chicago-based startup, will use its position as a featured ALPHA startup at the 2017 Collision Conference as a way to raise funds for a local nonprofit, Rebuilding Together New Orleans, via its innovative software platform.
"We created Shopping.Gives so that nonprofits with limited resources can fundraise in an effective way that makes it easy for supporters to give back to the organizations they love," said CEO Ronny Sage. "We are excited to offer a real-time example of our platform to the conference attendees, while simultaneously giving back to the New Orleans community."
Shopping.Gives will donate one dollar for each participant who visits their booth at the upcoming Collision Conference to the nonprofit, Rebuilding Together New Orleans. The nonprofit will also have the opportunity to raise additional funds through Shopping.Gives at http://shopgiv.es/rtno.
"We know our partnership with Shopping.Gives is going to have a great impact on the New Orleans community, and we thank their team for doing more than just showing up at the conference. They are investing in our community while also communicating the value of their platform to the other conference goers," said William Stoudt, Director at RTNO. "We are so happy to be offering our supporters such a convenient and innovative way to contribute to our cause."
Shopping.Gives is attending the conference to introduce their newly launched software platform, which helps nonprofits raise money by turning their supporters' everyday online shopping into funding. The site currently boasts over 750 popular brands that supporters can shop, while also offering price comparisons and coupons. Nonprofits that use Shopping.Gives can receive up to 40 percent of each purchase made by their supporters.
About Rebuilding Together New Orleans
Rebuilding Together New Orleans is an affiliate of a national nonprofit working to provide veteran, elderly, and disabled low-income homeowners with free, necessary repairs that allow them to live safely and affordably in their homes.
Based in Chicago, IL, Shopping.Gives launched in January 2017 and is currently working with a wide range of nonprofits on their fundraising efforts, including Rebuilding Together New Orleans.
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