Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 21, 2008
Seattle headquartered Gravity Payments today announced the official launch of its signature philanthropic program, "Gravity Gives". The company will designate 2% of their annual revenue to organizations that focus on air quality initiatives, services for needy families and children and global poverty. Established in 2004, Gravity Payments is the largest payment processing company in Washington State. Since its start, company revenue has grown 100% annually with 2% of revenue contributed to various charitable causes.
"We feel that by contributing to organizations that provide aide to children whose basic necessities are not being met, such as food and water, we can help enrich the future," said Dan Price, Gravity Payments founder and CEO. "Gravity Payments believes in the benefits of focusing on poverty on both a global and local scale and that it will help encourage our employees as well as our community to commit to creating change so that children everywhere have an equal opportunity to thrive."
Three main areas of focus for Gravity Payments' Gravity Gives program include:
- Child Services
- Clean Air Quality Initiatives
- Global Poverty Foundations
About Gravity Payments:
Launched in 2004, Gravity Payments has become the largest payment processing company in Washington State. They are a full service payment processor that completes credit card, gift card and other credit payment methods for businesses by transferring the payment from the consumer to the business. Gravity Payments' clientele include small to medium size businesses that are primarily restaurants and retailers. They have experienced an over 100% percent increase in revenue every year they have been in business, and continue to grow with an estimated $5 million this year alone and over $1 billion in processing.
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