eGood Joins the National #GivingTuesday Movement to Encourage Spending with A Purpose

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California based tech start-up eGood is joining #GivingTuesday to provide the platform for point-of-sale giving. To support the national day of giving, eGood partnered businesses are coming together to make donations to Steven’s Hope for Children.

eGood | #GivingTuesday

eGood | #GivingTuesday

eGood was built on the foundation that people will ‘choose companies who choose good’, and we’ve already begun to see the impact that this simple choice can have.

California based tech start-up eGood is joining #GivingTuesday to provide the platform for point-of-sale giving. To support the national day of giving, eGood partnered businesses are coming together to make donations to Steven's Hope for Children. For every purchase made via an eGood check-in on Tuesday December 3rd, participating businesses will donate from 3% to 20% of purchases to Steven’s Hope.

eGood’s Zack Swire stated, "eGood was built on the foundation that people will ‘choose companies who choose good’, and we’ve already begun to see the impact that this simple choice can have. Our entire team is incredibly excited to be participating in this year’s #GivingTuesday and we’re thrilled to be putting our eGood platform’s collective power behind Steven’s Hope for Children."

eGood has 34 businesses in Southern California, with a few chain locations such as Sport Clips, Golden Spoon, and Jersey Mike’s jumping on board for the event. To participate in #GivingTuesday, sign up at eGood.com or in-store when you shop at an eGood partnered business. Then check in with eGood via the in-store iPad or mobile app [egood.com/app], and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to Steven’s Hope.

To see a full list of participating businesses and the percentages donated, go to blog.egood.com.

About eGood:
eGood is a movement that is spreading consumer activism among the masses by harnessing everyday purchasing power for social change. Customers are able to support the causes closest to their hearts through simply checking-in and shopping at any eGood partnered business via the eGood smartphone app or in-store iPad. eGood businesses donate 1, 3, or 5 percent of purchases made to the cause of their choice, thereby benefitting from true customer loyalty. Causes benefit from added awareness and funding, doing good in the world, and sharing results directly with their individual supporters within the eGood online social community. eGood’s goal is to become the ubiquitous way for businesses to give back while providing sustainable benefits to all parties.

Website: http://www.eGood.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/4egood
Twitter: https://twitter.com/4eGood

About Steven’s Hope for Children:
Families with seriously ill or injured children are often faced with a challenge – how to balance the financial, emotional and physical challenges of caring for a child. Whether relocating to be near a specialized hospital to get the best treatment available or dealing with the day-to-day rehabilitation needs of a child after receiving chemotherapy, proton radiation or transplant surgery, the stress can begin to pull a family apart. Sadly, many families simply can’t afford the additional expenses, reduced income and other outside stresses and the family unit begins to fall apart. Steven’s Hope for Children helps families of seriously ill or injured children by providing assistance to lessen the burden of the families, and surround them with caring compassion and kindness. It is our belief that if a family is able to stay together during this time, the child’s recovery is better and the family as a unit can go stronger. Through our programs and the help of our volunteers and supporters, families are able to focus on their child’s recovery and be a family in their home or ours.

About #GivingTuesday:
#GivingTuesday is a movement to celebrate and provide incentives to give. It will culminate with a global day of giving on December 3, 2013. This effort harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners— charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday will inspire people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they celebrate and help create a better world. #GivingTuesday will harness the power of social media to create a global moment that is dedicated to giving around the world. To learn more about #GivingTuesday participants and activities or to join the celebration of giving, please visit:

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