August 23, 2012
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (Short Hills - NJ) Supporters Turn to Innovative Fundraising Platform
Short Hills, NJ August 23, 2012 - Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (Short Hills - NJ) has partnered with San Francisco-based GoodSearch.com to enable its members to donate to the charity through casual online activity and dining out in their local area. GoodSearch.com is a fundraising platform that donates 50 percent of its profits when members search the Internet, shop online or eat at a restaurant in their GoodDining program.
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (Short Hills - NJ) plans to raise funds to help support the woodlands through its member's online search and shopping activity with GoodSearch and will use the money to restore native plants and trees.
It is an easy way to raise funds and it is easy since people shop and search online all of the time.
GoodSearch.com is a search engine powered by Yahoo.com. When users search the Internet they earn about a penny donation for their cause. GoodShop.com is an online mall with over 2,500 major online retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, JC Penney, Macy's, Target and Walmart that donate a percentage of every purchase to charity and provide more than 100,000 money-saving coupons.
GoodDining, a partnership between GoodSearch.com and Rewards Network, is the first 365-day a year dine for charity program. A percentage of each dining check, including tax and tip, is donated to the member's charity when they dine out at any one of 10,000 participating restaurants, clubs and bars nationwide and pay with a program-registered credit or debit card.
More than 100,000 nonprofits and schools have partnered with GoodSearch.com and have raised over $8 million for charitable causes through searching the Internet and shopping online. The company is revolutionizing online philanthropy so that no one is denied the opportunity to support the causes most important to them.
"We have taken simple everyday actions, like searching and shopping, and turned them into ways people can do good with just the click of a mouse," says Scott Garell, CEO of GoodSearch and former president of Ask.com. "It's a tough economy and everyone is thinking, 'How can I give back?' GoodSearch provides an easy and meaningful way to fund causes most important to them."