We hope to help those hardest hit by recent economic changes.
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New Canaan, CT (PRWEB) June 8, 2010
Bring the family together this Father’s day season and throw one big bash to celebrate hard-working dads across the country and raise money for the charity of your choice. Inlieuofagift.com offers electronic invitations with a “donate now” button attached to the charity of your choice. . With their easy to set-up, party planning hosts can send customized invitations to as many guests as they like and attach their charity of choice to send with their donations. Instead of trying to find the perfect gift within a budget, Inlieuofagift.com gives the option to spend any desired amount to spread the gift of joy and kindness.
To set up a party, enter the web site and simply create an invitation to be automatically sent to guests who will then be prompted to make a donation in lieu of bringing a gift. The host can search and choose the charity of their choice for guests to make their donations free of charge. The idea is to introduce the heart-warming notion of philanthropy to parties and events and instill the habit of giving with the whole family.
Inlieuofagift.com strives to build the popularity of giving to the less fortunate “By making charitable giving fast, fun, free and easy,” says Jennifer Falvey, managing director. “We hope to help those hardest hit by recent economic changes.” Inleuiofagift.com began their company with the idea of connecting donations and celebrations and to “help raise a generation of young people who give to charity.”
Inlieuofagift.com generates no profit for their services and handles no money because of their partnership with JustGive.com, who processes all donations. Only 3% is taken by Justgive to cover credit card fees. The rest goes directly to the charity.
Inlieuofagift.com develops and distributes the party invitations, the database is provided by Guidestar and Justgive processes the orders. The three together have created this easy to use interface for quick and easy giving to help raise the popularity of charitable donations. Inlieuofagift.com is fast, fun, easy but most importantly free.
Inlieuofagift.com was launched December 2008. Originally they listed 5,000 charities and are currently up to 1.8 million. They've been featured on the Today Show by Kathy Lee Gifford and Oprah’s Angel Network. The company is based in New Canaan, CT.
Jennifer Falvey, Managing Director