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STUDY: Donors Don't Do Much Research Before Giving Money Via Smartphone

Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact

By Zach Halper, The NonProfit Times Americans are increasingly using their smartphones for monetary contributions. A new study by the Pew Research ...

Election Regulators Approve Political Donations Via Text Message

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

* Donations capped at $10 per text, $50 per month * Campaigns of Obama, Romney both support text donations By Alina Sely...

5 Charitable Donation Tax Deduction Tips You Need To Know

Posted 04.14.2012 | Impact

Most gracious givers don't perform altruistic acts completely selflessly. Charitable tax deductions can be a big plus come tax season, and we've compi...

Text Donations Facilitate Impulse Giving But Not Long-Term Donations, Study Says

Posted 01.27.2012 | Impact

The best way to reach busy, distracted donors? Make it easy. The ability to send small donations using mobile phones facilitates “impulse giving...

Kenyans Donate Over $200,000 Via Text To Drought Victims

BBC | Posted 10.02.2011 | Impact

Kenyans have donated nearly $200,000 (£122,000) via mobile phone banking for aid to victims of the worst drought in the region in 60 years. The BB...

Is the Humble Text Message a Cause Marketing Star?

Joe Waters | Posted 09.12.2011 | Impact
Joe Waters

The more I learn about text and the more I sober up to the reality of adoption rates on things like smartphone apps, location-based services, QR codes and other mobile gadgetry, the more I appreciate the simple text message.

First Free Text Donation Service Launched In UK

Posted 07.10.2011 | Impact

The UK's struggling charity sector gets a fillip from the launch of the first system allowing the UK's 50 million mobile phone owners to give money to...

Oil Spill Clean Up: 10 Things You Can Do to Help Clean Up

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Stir

Instead of pointing fingers, take some responsibility and put your energy (pun intended) into something else.

Haiti Earthquake Donations to Red Cross pass $5M

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — U.S. cell phone users have contributed more than $5 million in $10 increments to the Red Cross for Haiti disaster relief, by far the ...