Tag Archive: Donate


Google will donate $12 million to organizations tackling racial injustice

Googlers will also be holding an 8 minute 46-second long moment of silence at 1:00 PM PDT.

What you need to know Google has pledged $ 12 million to organizations tackling racial injustice. The company has already pledged $ 1 million to the Center for Policing Equity. Googlers will also be called to hold an 8 minute 46-second long moment of silence later today.

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai today commented on the protests in the United States  [Read More…]

YouTube lets you donate to your favorite creators with new applause feature

It’s available in a select few regions.

What you need to know Google is adding a Twitch-like Viewer applause feature to YouTube. Users will be able to pay $ 2 to clap for a video they like. It’s limited to Australia, Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, and the U.S at this time.

YouTube is testing a new way for viewers to support creatives on YouTube in select countries through an Applaud feature (via The Verge).

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Vodafone to donate books to UK schools to encourage social media kindness

A really great gesture to end the year.

What you need to know Vodafone has announced it will donate a copy of #Goldilocks to every UK primary (elementary) school in the UK. #Goldilocks is an updated fairytale that helps to educate young children about social media, especially the need to be kind. It was originally released in December of 2018 to very positive feedback.

UK carrier Vodafone has announced it will donate a copy of its #Goldilocks  [Read More…]

Here’s how to use your Alexa device to donate to students in need

Give a little bit.

The world could always use more kindness. If you’re in the mood to spread a little positivity around, Amazon and Shaq are making it easy to donate to kids in need thanks to a special promotion. All you have to do is talk to your Alexa device.

Say, “Alexa, donate to Happy School Year” to donate a backpack under $ 25 to a student in need. Confirm your purchase, and Amazon will match  [Read More…]

How to recycle or donate your old Android phone

Best answer: There are several things to do with a phone that you’re no longer using and may not be worth selling used. Whether you donate or recycle, it’s better than throwing a smartphone and its hazardous materials in the trash.

Phone still working? Donate it: Cell Phones for Soldiers Is your phone still worth buying? Sell it on Swappa Recycle locally for cash: Find an ecoATM Just want to get rid of it? Take it to  [Read More…]

Spread holiday cheer by using Alexa to donate to Toys for Tots

‘Tis the season to give back.

Amazon’s Alexa devices have no shortage of useful skills, but this holiday season, a new one has been added. Simply say “Alexa, donate to Toys for Tots.” and your assistant will present you with an item that’s $ 20 or less and appropriate for a wide range of ages. Once you confirm your order, Alexa will ship the toy directly to Toys for Tots. It’ll also be matching the first $  [Read More…]

How to donate to help California fire victims and fighters

Midday in San Francisco during the Camp Fire 175 miles north

With three major fires (and many more smaller fires) burning across California right now, every little bit helps and you can be a part of that support.

I live about 95 miles from Paradise, CA, the town that literally burned to the ground within the past week. The Camp Fire, named for Camp Creek Road, where the fire started, is California’s most destructive on record  [Read More…]

Alexa now lets you donate to charities by just using your voice

There are 48 charities/nonprofits to choose from at launch.

The list of functions you can perform with Amazon Alexa is neverending, and today the virtual assistant is starting to think outside itself. Thanks to a new feature called Alexa Donations, you can send money to your favorite charities and nonprofits by just using your voice.

Next time you feel like paying it forward, you can say “Alexa, make a donation” to have the assistant ask you where  [Read More…]

Pocket Mortys to donate all proceeds earned on Sunday to help hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico

This Sunday would be a good time to spend that Google Play credit!

Now there’s another reason to play Pocket Mortys. Besides being incredibly fun, Adult Swim Games has pledged to donate any cash it makes via the game on Sunday, October 1 to help Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico.

The game itself is free to play, but ads and in-app purchases can make for a sizable amount of money, especially now that we have an  [Read More…]

How to recycle or donate your old Android phone

Experts suggest that 20 to 50 million metric tons of e-waste are disposed of worldwide every year. We need to make sure we’re doing what we can to help manage it all.

How many phones are you in your house right now? I’m not just talking about the one(s) in your pocket, I’m talking about the ones stuffed in drawers, under other obsolete pieces of electronics that will likely never get looked at again until you  [Read More…]