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New Mobile Giving Campaigns Launched by mGive

Posted by mGive Team on Nov 24, 2008 5:31:00 AM


mGive is pleased to announce the launch of eight new mobile giving campaigns! The following nonprofits have recently launched with mGive to maximize their fundraising capabilities by accepting text message donations.

Salvation Army Memphis mGiving Campaign

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The Salvation Army in Memphis offers numerous services aimed at improving the quality of life for those in need. The organization inspires hope for the poor, abused, addicted and homeless within the Memphis area by providing shelter, rehabilitation services, educational experiences, recreational activities and worship opportunities. Every year, the Salvation Army in Memphis helps to meet the emotional and spiritual needs of more than 17,000 ailing individuals, and serves more than 200,000 meals to those who simply can't afford to feed themselves or their families. The organization will be promoting their kettle campaign throughout the holidays. mGive $5 to the Salvation Army in Memphis by texting RING to 90999.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Mobile Donations

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The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium provides care for endangered animals, supports global conservation efforts, and provides informal education programs about wildlife and the natural world. The organization's Conservation and Collection Management Committee aims to have a direct effect on wildlife conservation through awarding grants which promote sound and sustainable practices that integrate conservation research, capacity-building, education and community involvement around the globe. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will be promoting their mobile fundraising campaign with visual calls to action throughout the facilities and on facility maps. Donors can mGive $5 to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium by texting ZOO to 90999.

Dikembe Mutombo Foundation Text to Give

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The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation (DMF)is dedicated to improving the health, education and quality of life for the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Foundation strives to accomplish this goal through an emphasis on primary health care and disease prevention, promotion of health related research, education, and policies. Mutombo, a retired NBA athlete, says his aspirations have always been focused on improving the quality of life for Congolese people. DMF is in the process of filming public service announcements to promote its mobile giving campaign. mGive $5 to the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation by texting CONGO to 90999.

Fundación Teletón Mexamérica Mobile Giving

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Fundacion Teleton Mexamerica works throughout Mexico to provide medical resources and support for disabled individuals. According to the organization, more than 10 million disabled individuals live in remote parts of Mexico and have no access to much needed medical care. Approximately 2.5 million of these individuals are children. Fundacion Teleton Mexamerica will be promoting its mobile fundraising campaign through a large-scale telethon to take place on December 5th and 6th. Supporters of the organization can mGive $5 by texting TELETON to 90999.

Mid Ohio Foodbank Text Donations

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The Mid-Ohio Food Bank works to obtain and distribute food to more than 500 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, after school programs, and senior housing sites across central and eastern Ohio. The organization has been working in collaboration with grocers, food companies, Ohio farmers, the United States Department of Agriculture, and community partners for more than 30 years. The Mid-Ohio Food Bank will encourage supporters to donate through its "US x 8" campaign - in which every dollar donated will equal eight dollars worth of food for homeless and hungry members of the community.  Supporters can make a $5 donation to the Mid-Ohio Foodbank by mGiving USX8 to 90999.

Salvation Army Greater Columbus Text Donations

Salvation Army Dallas Text Donations

The Salvation Army in Greater Columbus has been serving those in Central Ohio since 1885. The organization assists individuals in need year round through holistic ministries and programs that offer long term solutions to spiritual, physical, emotional and social ailments. The organization will be promoting its kettle campaign throughout the holiday season. To mGive $5 to The Salvation Army in Greater Columbus, text KETTLE to 90999.

Salvation Army Dallas Text Donations

Salvation Army Dallas Text Donations

The Salvation Army in Dallas works to meet human needs without discrimination, and to provide spiritual healing for those on the fringes of society. Every year, the Dallas Salvation Army fulfills it's mission by caring for the poor, feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, clothing the naked, loving the unlovable, and befriending the friendless. In an effort to promote its mobile donation campaign, the organization will be playing a 30 second in-stadium PSA at the Dallas Cowboy's game on Thanksgiving Day. Supporters can mGive $5 to the Salvation Army in Dallas by texting DoGood to 90999.

United Nation Foundation Mobile Giving

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The United Nation Foundation (UNF) is a platform for connecting people, ideas and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems. The UNF helps the United Nations take its best work and ideas to scale - through advocacy, partnerships, constituency building and fundraising. In an effort to promote its mobile giving campaign, the UNF will issue a verbal call to action at the Major League Soccer Championship Cup this Sunday, November 23rd. Supporters can mGive $5 to the UN Foundation by texting BEDNET or BEDNETS to 90999

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A one-time charge of $5 will be added to your mobile phone bill. Standard messaging rates and additional fees may apply. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Proceeds benefit mGive Partners. Service is available on most carriers. You can unsubscribe at any time by replying to the message with the word STOP. For full terms visit

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