Cardpool Assists Changefindr to Enable Charitable Donations of Gift Cards
SAN FRANCISCO – June 25, 2015 – Cardpool, a leading gift card exchange, announced today an agreement with Changefindr, an innovative new gift card donation platform. Through this partnership, Cardpool enables Changefindr to accept unused and partially-used gift cards (both plastic and digital) as donations which benefit worthy causes.
This is another example of Cardpool innovating ways for consumers to manage their unused gift cards, converting what they have into what they want.
“We are proud to assist in Changefindr’s social giving platform by playing our part in exchanging unused gift cards to help others,” said Patrick Ramsey, general manager of Cardpool. “We are thrilled to continue responding to the consumer demand for gift card exchange services, ultimately leading to an all-around better experience with gift cards.”
Changefindr’s donation platform provides an alternative option for consumers with unused gift cards to donate the funds on their cards to an array of registered 501(c)(3) charities and social causes. Changefindr’s donors can receive a receipt for gift card donations more than $2.00 and the charities are paid by Changefindr; see www.changefindr.com for details.
“Changefindr provides a win-win partnership between projects in need of funding and consumers looking for an alternative way to donate to charity,” said Ruchi Mitra, founder and CEO of Changefindr. “By partnering with Cardpool, we are able to provide nonprofits and other worthy causes additional sources of funding and thus help them focus on their primary effort of helping others.”
Cardpool, Inc., a subsidiary of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., is a fast-growing gift card exchange company where customers can buy a discounted gift card, sell their gift card for cash, or trade gift cards, safely and securely. Headquartered in San Francisco, California; visit Cardpool at www.cardpool.com.
About Blackhawk Network
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAWK) is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. Blackhawk’s digital platform supports prepaid across a network of digital distribution partners including retailers, financial service providers, and mobile wallets. For more information please, visit www.blackhawknetwork.com and www.giftcardmall.com.
Changefindr is a web and mobile platform that lets people donate their unused gift cards to worthy causes. Our mission is to help causes and non-profit organizations find additional sources of funding through unused gift cards. We are an awesome team of entrepreneurs trying to help change the world with the “change” on your gift cards. Hence the name, Changefindr! Organizations can easily enroll their cause and start raising funds through unused gift card donations using Changefindr’s platform. Donors can easily donate their unused gift cards by selecting the cause they wish to support and supplying their gift card details. For more details, please visit www.changefindr.com.