CHARLOTTE, N.C. — SignUpGenius will donate $68,500 in honor of Giving Tuesday this year, giving $60,000 — $15,000 each — to four nonprofit partner organizations. The company will also donate $8,500 to nonprofits chosen by employees to encourage charitable giving during the holiday season.
Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving each year, Giving Tuesday kicks off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back with time, donations, goods or their voice.
The SignUpGenius team will present donations on Giving Tuesday, November 27, and participate in service projects with partner nonprofits around the Charlotte area. The North Carolina-based charities provide crucial services to vulnerable and at-risk children in Charlotte and across the globe. SignUpGenius focuses on helping children through donations to four main partner organizations:
“Giving back has always been vital to our company, and the personal touch this year makes it even more meaningful!” says Amy Tidwell, Senior Testing Analyst. “I have the opportunity to bless a favorite nonprofit with a $250 donation from SignUpGenius, and also learn about other nonprofits making a difference in our community and the world.”
SignUpGenius has donated more than $500,000 to charitable causes since the company was founded ten years ago. Along with donating to partner nonprofits, the company regularly supports causes that are important to its workers, matching employee donations to registered 501c3 nonprofits up to $500 per year per employee.
SignUpGenius simplifies the process of coordinating events and people by providing online sign ups for nonprofits, schools, sports, churches, families, colleges, businesses and organizations. By enabling up to 18 million unique visitors per month to sign up for tasks online, SignUpGenius has done away with the need for paper sign ups, "reply-all" emails and phone trees.