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Keep America Beautiful Celebrates Its 65th Anniversary by Lighting Up Broadway

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STAMFORD, Conn., December 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Keep America Beautiful, the iconic national nonprofit community improvement organization, is lighting up Broadway this holiday season in celebration of its 65th anniversary.

More than 1 million people pass through Times Square every day during the holidays and it’s a perfect time for Keep America Beautiful to share its vision of a clean, green and more beautiful America with millions of tourists and New York City residents alike.

Verizon Waives Call Charges, Enlists Employees, Customers to Assist Earthquake Victims in Nepal

Verizon Foundation Will Match Employees’ Donations to American Red Cross and World Vision; Charges for Long-Distance Calls and Texting to Stricken Region Will Be Waived
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Verizon is calling on its employees and customers to join in assisting the victims of a devastating earthquake that struck Nepal and the surrounding region on April 25.

Verizon Commits $100,000 Grant and Enlists Employees, Customers to Assist Typhoon Victims in the Philippines

Verizon Foundation Will Match Employees’ Donations to ‘Save the Children’; Charges for Long-Distance Calls and Texting to Stricken Region Will Be Waived
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., November 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Verizon is calling on its employees and customers to join in assisting the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated a wide area of the central Philippines.

Verizon Awards $20,000 Disaster Relief Grant to the American Red Cross for Colorado flood victims

Company activates Text-to-Donate campaign to make it easy for customers to support flood relief efforts in Colorado
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September 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - What: The Verizon Foundation today approved a $20,000 disaster relief grant to the American Red Cross to support the agency’s relief efforts for Colorado residents. The grant will help those Coloradoans affected by the devastating flood waters in Boulder County and other parts of the state.

The company also activated its mobile giving program so Verizon customers can use their mobile phones to donate to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief fund to help those affected by the catastrophic flooding.

Verizon Enlists Employees, Customers to Assist Victims of Oklahoma Tornadoes

Verizon Commits $100,000 in Grants to Disaster Relief; Verizon Foundation Will Match Employees' Donations to American Red Cross, Salvation Army
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OKLAHOMA CITY, May 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Verizon is calling on its employees and customers to join in assisting the victims of the May 19-20 tornadoes that swept through the Oklahoma City area.  Verizon has committed $100,000 in grants to disaster relief in the area, and the Verizon Foundation will provide a 1-to-1 match of employee online donations (from $25 up to $1,000 per employee) to the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army. 

mBlog: mGive equals mGood

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Ask anyone around the halls of mGive what their favorite time of year is, and the response will almost always be the holidays. And no, it’s not because we finally receive our precious winter powder in the Rocky Mountains (note: we’re avid snowboarders and skiers!). It’s because during the holidays we see how creatively our clients weave mobile into their holiday giving campaigns. It’s the time of year where we are reminded of how meaningful and impactful our daily jobs are here at mGive.

Verizon Donates $100,000 to American Red Cross

Verizon Continues to Support Its Customers in Communities Coping with the Storm's Aftermath
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To aid in Hurricane Irene relief efforts, Verizon gives $100,000 to American Red Cross, launches text-to-donate campaign and activates employee-donation matching program.

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To aid in Hurricane Irene relief efforts, Verizon gives $100,000 to American Red Cross, launches text-to-donate campaign and activates employee-donation matching program.

Obopay and Benevity Partner to Form Rapid Response Japanese Earthquake Relief

Text donations help victims of the Japanese disaster get large donations to charities providing the most active assistance
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Obopay, Inc. (http://www.obopay.com/) , the mobile money solutions pioneer, and Benevity Social Ventures, Inc. (www.benevity.org), a leader in mobile and online donation processing software, today announced a text-to-donate relief effort to speed funds to the ravaged regions of northern Japan.  This innovative solution combines Obopay’s instant mobile payment technology with expansive donation management, tax receipting and corporate matching functionality provided through Benevity.   

Consumers can make donations up to hundreds of dollars, as opposed to the $5 to $10 limits allowed through other text-to-donate programs; and the donations reach the relief organizations rapidly—as opposed to the normal 90 to 120 days typical of carrier-based programs.  Donors can make charitable contributions from their mobile devices by texting the keyword “Japan” to the shortcode 48510.  Users are then directed to a mobile payment site to complete their donation and can receive an electronic tax receipt.

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Obopay, Inc. (http://www.obopay.com/) , the mobile money solutions pioneer, and Benevity Social Ventures, Inc. (www.benevity.org), a leader in mobile and online donation processing software, today announced a text-to-donate relief effort to speed funds to the ravaged regions of northern Japan.  This innovative solution combines Obopay’s instant mobile payment technology with expansive donation management, tax receipting and corporate matching functionality provided through Benevity.   

Consumers can make donations up to hundreds of dollars, as opposed to the $5 to $10 limits allowed through other text-to-donate programs; and the donations reach the relief organizations rapidly—as opposed to the normal 90 to 120 days typical of carrier-based programs.  Donors can make charitable contributions from their mobile devices by texting the keyword “Japan” to the shortcode 48510.  Users are then directed to a mobile payment site to complete their donation and can receive an electronic tax receipt.

Mobile Companies Open the Floodgates to Allow Text Message-Based Donations

Obopay and Benevity partner up to allow any registered charity to receive text message-based donations.
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Mobile companies Obopay and Benevity have partnered up to offer a text-to-donate platform that allows mobile phone users to donate to any charity of choice. While text-based donations are nothing new, what's significant about this partnership is the cause-agnostic nature of it - -any registered non-profit or charity can sign on by simply choosing a keyword to represent them.

Users start by texting the relevant keyword to the appropriate number, choose the charity, and the money is instantly donated and the tax receipts are issued immediately.

Read the entire article on Fast Company by Jenara Nerenberg

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Mobile companies Obopay and Benevity have partnered up to offer a text-to-donate platform that allows mobile phone users to donate to any charity of choice. While text-based donations are nothing new, what's significant about this partnership is the cause-agnostic nature of it - -any registered non-profit or charity can sign on by simply choosing a keyword to represent them.

Users start by texting the relevant keyword to the appropriate number, choose the charity, and the money is instantly donated and the tax receipts are issued immediately.

Read the entire article on Fast Company by Jenara Nerenberg

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Obopay and Benevity Partner to Introduce New Mobile Giving Solution

New text-to-donate service enables non-profits of any size to access mobile donations
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Obopay, Inc. (http://www.obopay.com/) and Benevity Social Ventures, Inc. (www.benevity.org), today announced an alliance to power a new text-to-donate offering that enables mobile donations and receipting for any registered charity in the United States.  This innovative solution combines Obopay’s instant mobile payment technology with expansive donation management, tax receipting and corporate matching functionality provided through Benevity.

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Obopay, Inc. (http://www.obopay.com/) and Benevity Social Ventures, Inc. (www.benevity.org), today announced an alliance to power a new text-to-donate offering that enables mobile donations and receipting for any registered charity in the United States.  This innovative solution combines Obopay’s instant mobile payment technology with expansive donation management, tax receipting and corporate matching functionality provided through Benevity.

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