On Black Friday shoppers got their first deals. On Cyber Monday internet shopping kicked off and set records. Now, on GoodShop Tuesday (December 6), shoppers have the unique opportunity to help their favorite charity and save with exclusive offers – at no additional cost to them – with virtually every gift they buy!
GoodShop.com has partnered with more than 2,500 stores including Amazon, Target, Apple, Macy’s, Toys R Us and others to donate up to 30% of virtually every purchase to the charity of the user’s choice. GoodShop Tuesday features hundreds of exclusive deals available on this special day, so shoppers can save money and give back to their favorite cause at the same time. For example, at 1800FLOWERS.COM, GoodShop features an exclusive coupon for 10% off that also comes with an 8% donation to your favorite charity or school.
According to a new study by Dunham and Company, over two thirds of donors plan to cut back on giving this year due to the tough economy. And this year, nonprofits need more help than ever as more and more people depend on their services. By shopping on GoodShop Tuesday at thousands of popular retailers through GoodShop, shoppers can help fill that gap by turning every single gift into a gift that gives back! The end result is more books for schools, pets adopted, research for cures, oceans cleaned and other important work accomplished by these nonprofits.
More than 103,000 charities and schools are participating ranging from large national nonprofits like the American Red Cross and the Nature Conservancy to local organizations such as the Racine Art Museum in Wisconsin and the Yuma Humane Society in Arizona. We can provide you with a list in your area.
Here’s how it works. Go to www.goodshop.com. Designate your cause. Click through to the store of your choice and shop just as you normally would. You pay nothing extra, but a percentage of what you spend will be donated to that cause. In addition to exclusive GoodShop Tuesday offers, GoodShop every day has more than 100,000 coupons, deals and free shipping offers worth more than $2 million so shoppers can save money while helping their cause.
“I love buying gifts during the holidays, but I admit I feel bad spending so much money when there are so many people in need out there,” says Eleanor Ricey in New York. “Buying gifts on GoodShop Tuesday allows me to both buy my gifts and support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the same time, which is a cause that is close to my heart. It makes shopping that much better!”
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, GoodSearch empowers people to change the world through simple everyday actions that raise money for causes people care most about. Launched in 2005, the service currently includes GoodSearch, a Yahoo-powered search engine and GoodShop, an online shopping and coupon portal which works with more than 2,500 top merchants (including jcpenny, Lands' End, Staples, and HP), and GoodDining. To date, GoodSearch has donated more than $8 million to over 103,000 charities and schools designated by its users.