Lotsa Helping Hands and YouCaring Partner to Provide Fundraising Resources and Organize Help for Families in Need

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Chicago-based care coordination app aims to restore health and balance to caregivers’ lives.

"We are proud to partner with Lotsa Helping Hands to help caregivers find the resources, support and community they need,” said Dan Saper, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at YouCaring.

Lotsa Helping Hands, the nation’s leading provider of online volunteer and caregiving coordination for families in need, and YouCaring, the global leader in free online fundraising, today announced a new partnership. The collaboration focuses on Compassionate Crowdfunding™, empowering people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives.

Lotsa Helping Hands will work together with YouCaring to provide organizational tools, information and a platform for those seeking to help loved ones in need. YouCaring users will now have access to Lotsa Helping Hands’ Care Calendar, a free, personalized online tool that allows caregivers to post requests for support and organize their network of family and friends beyond crowdfunding.

“Supporting caregivers is about providing the tools and services to make their lives easier, and our goal is to create a world where everyone can give and receive help through the power of community,” said Matt McCabe, General Manager for Lotsa Helping Hands. “This partnership will provide our members with proven tools to raise money and help offset costs associated with medical care.”

“We are proud to partner with Lotsa Helping Hands to help caregivers find the resources, support and community they need,” said Dan Saper, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at YouCaring. “Crowdfunding is a seamless extension of what Lotsa Helping Hands offers through its caregiving portal, and we’re excited to be able to serve its community.”

By providing new resources to families in need, both organizations aim to reduce the emotional and financial burdens that more than 65 million people experience while providing care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged family member or friend.

For more information, please visit http://www.lotsahelpinghands.com or http://www.youcaring.com.

About Lotsa Helping Hands
Lotsa Helping Hands, the nation’s leading provider of online volunteer and caregiving coordination, is dedicated to restoring health and balance to the lives of caregivers during times of medical crisis. Caregivers worldwide benefit from the gifts of much needed help, emotional support and peace of mind, while volunteers find meaning in giving back to those in need. Today, with the support of over 1.8 million members from 85 countries, there have been 100,000 private communities created that actively support the Lotsa Helping Hands mission to help families in need.

About YouCaring
YouCaring, the leader in free online fundraising, focuses on Compassionate Crowdfunding™— helping people around the world rally support for important personal and charitable causes. YouCaring believes that kindness is powerful and no one should have to face hardship alone. Its community of worldwide donors is more than 4 million strong, and to date, more than $320 million has been raised for worthy humanitarian causes. The company does not charge fees to fundraise, and like its fundraisers, relies on donations from generous supporters to finance its operation. Launched in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco, YouCaring is on a mission to Unleash Compassion (#UnleashCompassion; http://www.unleashcompassion.org) and inspire a movement of global grassroots philanthropy.

Contacts:

Shyla Posz
Lotsa Helping Hands
312.763.8097
shyla(at)digintent(dot)com

Leonard Lee
YouCaring
612.670.3445
leonard(at)youcaring(dot)com

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