Categories
Log in
There’s so much more to discover

#FWB40 - Buy-One Give-One

This is the companion board to Chapter 28 of "Fundraising With Businesses: 40 New (and Improved!) Strategies for Nonprofits." Sponsorship available. Info: http://goo.gl/cglsOs

This Weekend, Bill Gates Will Match Your Back-To-School Donation To Teachers. Raise One, Get Some. This weekend, for any donation you make to projects on DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding platform for teachers that was featured as one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies this year, none other than Bill and Melinda Gates could help your donation go further.

This year, when your child gets their back-to-school immunization at Walgreens, we'll help provide a lifesaving vaccine to a child in a developing country through the UN Foundation's Shot@Life campaign.

Back-to-School Immunizations | Walgreens

walgreens.com

Target will give one Up & Up brand school-supply product to a student in need for each Up & Up school supply purchased between July 13 and August 2. Ultimately, Target hopes to donate $25 million worth of supplies to the Kids In Need Foundation -- a goal it will be tracking and updating consumers on throughout the campaign.

Founded in 2010 by David Simnick and Daniel Doll, SoapBox Soaps was created around a simple idea, “Soap Equals Hope,” and a powerful business model dictating that for every purchase made, SoapBox Soaps will donate a bar of soap, a year of vitamins (with partner, Vitamin Angels) or a month’s supply of clean water (with partner RainCatcher) to a child in need.

TOMS is expanding. Again. Yesterday, founder Blake Mycoskie announced that this time the buy-one-give-one pioneer will reach into the coffee market with a chain of coffee cafes, a roasting business and an online subscription coffee club. In partnership with nonprofit Water for People, for every bag of TOMS beans sold, a person in the countries where the coffee beans are sourced will get clean water for a week; for every cup sold in TOMS cafes, one person gets water for a day.

Brayden's BEARS was founded in 2013, by Christine, a stay at home Mom on a mission. Christine and her husband realized the joy, love, and smiles that a simple Teddy Bear brought to their son Brayden's face. They realized that every child needed to experience the same joy, love and smiles that their son experienced when cuddling with a Teddy Bear. Brayden's BEARS was born. We donate one Teddy BEAR to a child in need, for every Teddy BEAR sold.

Warby Parker Glasses - Buy a Pair, Give a Pair. For every pair of glasses purchased, Warby Parker provides a pair to someone in need.

Some good things to keep in mind. "7 Questions To Ask Before You Make A Buy-One-Give-One Purchase." #causemarketing

7 Questions To Ask Before You Make A Buy-One-Give-One Purchase

fastcoexist.com

Inside the Buy-One Give-One Model: The buy-one give-one model is not only a viable way to create both commercial and social value, but a model of social entrepreneurship that is likely to increase in prevalence and power in the coming years.

Yesterday, Treehouse, an online learning environment specializing in teaching how to build websites, applications, write code or even start a business, announced a buy one, give one program, officially entering the cause marketing arena to the public. Essentially, for every new gold account sign up, they’ll donate one to a public school.

eatiply™ is a meal-for-meal food donation project that was created to help the fight against world hunger. Every time you dine at an eatiply™ supported restaurant and choose a featured entree, a meal is donated and provided to someone in need.

Toms is introducing an effort that helps other businesses with a social purpose, Toms Marketplace. The online store, which will be introduced Tuesday, will feature more than 200 products from about 30 companies and charities.

Today, Macy's announced a new commitment to giving back this winter through its "Buy 1 & We'll Give 1" effort. From Oct. 29 through Nov. 2, Macy's will donate one coat, up to 30,000 coats, to anti-poverty organization Clothes4SoulsTM, for every coat purchased in the men's, women's, juniors' and children's outerwear departments in Macy's stores and on macys.com.

Heath and Goldberg used the TOMS One for One model; for every pair of socks sold, they donate one to a person in need. Meanwhile, they knew ...

Hair Cuttery, the largest family owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, expects to donate up to 100,000 back-to-school haircut certificates–a total of $1.6 million–in this year’s Share-a-Haircut program. This is the 14th year of the program, the only one of its kind in the nation. Since the program’s launch in 1999, Hair Cuttery has donated more than 700,000 free haircut certificates to kids in need. www.haircuttery.c...

Roomr: Book a Room, Give a Room

#causemarketing In honor of this day of global awareness, Durex, a leading authority on sexual wellbeing is joining the fight against HIV and AIDS by donating one condom for every person who gets involved in its #1Share1Condom social media campaign leading up to World AIDS Day on December 1st.

For every WakaWaka Power sold during this pre-sale campaign we give two WakaWaka Lights (lights only) to Haiti. Where 370.000 people still live in makeshift shelters without electricity. Power to you, and to Haiti.