Innovative Ways to Donate to Charity
Support charity without spending money
- Duration 5:14
- Date Nov 29, 2011
Support charity without spending money
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And welcome back to foxnews.com live -- Patti -- brown and let's talk now about charities they are still out there and always worried in the down economy like this about dug there own ability.
To stay afloat and help the people who really need help.
There are some ways that you can help your favorite charity would actually digging into your pocket or writing a check.
So that's our segment right now innovative ways to help your favorite charity this holiday season.
Without spending a dime and we have to folks in different -- Aspects of this two give us some advice on set right now -- Caryl stern the president and CEO of the US fund for UNICEF thanks so much for joining us.
And joining us live from San Francisco we have Scott Burrell who is the CEO of good search dot com which I've been using for years -- actually never Google I always say I'm going but -- really good search.
Thanks so much just tell people -- -- searching and we're gonna you talk more about that momentarily let's start with Karel on the set -- -- UNICEF without going into your own pocket.
You know one of the things that we try to do is to be where you -- So good search -- one way you can definitely help -- because you search and we benefit.
But even the other holidays trick or treat for UNICEF says your child out of the box not just -- collect some pennies and during world water being in restaurants you get your glass of water -- you -- pay a dollar for it.
One dollar -- enough good clean water for a child.
Fourteen -- one dollar wow so if people are interested in some of these ideas that you just mentioned they can go to a website and get information.
UNICEF USA -- work and there's a host of volunteer opportunities ways to innovative sleep on race but again our goal is to be where you are.
And make it easy for you to get.
And what are some of the ways that UNICEF -- helps people obviously you mentioned a clean water national test.
-- each and every day as we go about our business 21 adults -- children every single day die.
Of causes we -- you know how to prevent 21000.
And it UNICEF we believe that number should be zero so we do what ever it takes to save the child in -- 157 countries around the world and.
That's fantastic all right so let's go now to the CEO of good search Scott -- good search.
It doesn't mention -- search engine like Google you just type in good search instead of Google.
And every time you do search a penny goes to a charity of your choice and you just the -- the charity once.
And then every time you make that search a penny goes there.
Just a penny but you know if everybody just hit it really adds up right.
That's right -- and thanks so much for being a searcher in Carol thanks for your support as well that's the way good search works a good search we say.
Don't use Google use our Yahoo! powered web search and make the world better with every search.
But really the bigger thing we're talking about this holiday season is good shopper dot com.
We've partnered with 2500.
National retailers to get a percentage of every purchase.
Back to your favorite charity or school and the best part is we have a 100000 money saving coupons to that you can save money while giving back to make the world better.
So not only are you not digging into your pocket you're actually getting money back in your own pocket -- you're rewarded for using.
Have to do is go to good shop.
Dot com and start your shopping there are and when they direct you -- good shop to the stores that you were gonna go do anyway.
Money changes hands to the charities.
That's correct and we've got the major national retailers you know Amazon target -- Macy's Nordstrom and -- And the average donation is around 4% so the average American families -- gonna spend something like 700 dollars this holiday season according to The National Retail Federation.
-- a 4% average donation that's almost thirty dollars that every supporter of every charity whether Carol it's.
Folks for UNICEF for your local church or animal shelter you can give money back just by doing when you're going to already -- You mentioned that the charities that really do ranged from the huge nationwide organizations.
Like -- like cancer organizations.
To your local school anyone can go on -- -- -- yet to prove.
That your charitable nonprofit.
And you can get listed and then you can send an email to anyone who believed in supporting you and tell them hey use good search and plug in Ossetia charity.
That's correct we have a 103000.
Nonprofits and schools that we've raised over eight million dollars to date for and they range from as you said.
You know national causes like UNICEF and cystic fibrosis in the ASPCA down to your local church school animal shelter food bank we want people to be able to give back.
Through their everyday actions to the cause that is most important event.
Organizational Lee you're the CEO this company.
How do you pay your employees.
How does that all work.
How do we pay our employees well -- and we -- -- for profit company even -- we -- most of the money we make back to the schools and charities and to just running the operations -- folks actually -- get salaries for working with us but he gets any more important which is the ability to give back and make the world better -- -- -- this is the best job I've had because.
I know that our mission is to change the world.
For empowering people with simple everyday actions and through doing that our employees are very very motivated.