Appified Philanthropy

Consumers turn to apps to give gifts to those in need

Implications - Offering a more streamlined way to give back, brands are turning to platforms that allow consumers to gift items and donate goods to those in need. Redefining how “acts of kindness” are experienced, these apps allow consumers to gift everything from food and beverages to charitable donations. These apps speak to a growing desire for not only more efficient methods of philanthropy, but also a need for more curated and customized forms of social good.
SCORE: 3.8
This Year and Mild Top 4 Examples: 1,777 Total Clicks Nov 15 - May 16
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Charitable Coffee-Gifting Apps - The 'Nack' App Allows Users to Buy Anyone a Cup of Coffee
SCORE: 4.9
This Year and Warm 559 Clicks Pub: May 3, 16
Charitable Coffee-Gifting Apps
The 'Nack' App Allows Users to Buy Anyone a Cup of Coffee
A Rhode Island-based startup recently launched coffee-gifting app called ‘Nack,’ which enables people to buy a cup of coffee for anyone, anywhere. Designed to be used by friends, family,... [More]
Charitable Gift-Giving Apps - The 'Gift of Kindness' App Lets Users Donate on Behalf of Others
SCORE: 4.3
This Year and Mild 511 Clicks Pub: May 3, 16
Charitable Gift-Giving Apps
The 'Gift of Kindness' App Lets Users Donate on Behalf of Others
‘Gift of Kindness’ is an app that allows users to give virtual gifts of thanks to friends and family while supporting the work of charitable organizations in the process. Perfect for... [More]
Charitable Donation Apps - The Gone for Good App Helps Users Donate Gently Used Items
SCORE: 3.9
This Year and Untested 609 Clicks Pub: May 5, 16
Charitable Donation Apps
The Gone for Good App Helps Users Donate Gently Used Items
‘Gone for Good’ is a new mobile platform that helps UK residents donate their gently used items to charity. Not only does the service ensure that unused items go to those in need, but it... [More]
Charitable Meal-Sharing Apps - This App Collects Smartphone Donations to Help Feed Starving Children
SCORE: 1.5
Untested 98 Clicks Pub: Nov 23, 15
Charitable Meal-Sharing Apps
This App Collects Smartphone Donations to Help Feed Starving Children
The United Nations World Food Program released a brand new app that helps users feed starving children around the world. Although many people wish to donate to charitable initiatives, they often... [More]
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