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Evite Invites Party Planners, Hosts and Guests to Give Back This Holiday Season

“Make More Merry” campaign launches Nov 28 on #GivingTuesday, making it easy for hosts and guests to make charitable giving part of their holiday party plans.

Press Release – LOS ANGELES (November 20, 2017) – On #GivingTuesday, November 28, Evite, the leading digital service for bringing people together, is launching its “Make More Merry” campaign to inspire people to make charitable giving part of their holiday party plans.

Evite Donations, powered by Pledgeling, enables event planners and user hosts to offer guests charitable donations as part of their event options. This service is free, and unlike many online donation-processing services, Evite does not take a fee.

To view Evite’s Make More Merry page, visit http://bit.ly/MakeMoreMerry

During the campaign, Evite will highlight six non-profits over a period of six weeks to inspire event hosts to pledge their events to causes.

The featured non-profits are:

  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • Feeding America
  • Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
  • Pratham USA
  • Water.org

On Evite’s Make More Merry page, users can see the impact of contributions made to-date, and learn how to use the Evite Donations™ feature. Evite has also included suggested donation amounts based on the impact those donations will have.

“Especially during this time of year, people want to give back,” said Victor Cho, Chief Executive Officer of Evite. “Evite Donations makes it easier than ever to spread generosity and joy in the world. With Evite’s new text feature, hosts can even text invitations and their guests can donate right from their phones. Even the smallest donations can make an impact.”

Evite expects to hit the $5 million mark in total dollars raised for charity through Evite Donations by the end of 2017.

About Evite

Evite is the world’s leading digital platform for bringing people together. With free, easy-to-use invitation designs, inspirational video content, and a private sharing feed for photos and conversations, Evite makes coming together face-to-face effortless and more memorable for its 100+ million annual users. The company currently handles hundreds of millions of RSVPs every year. One in four people in the United States receives at least one Evite invitation each year, and the company has sent over 2 billion event invitations in its history. Launched in 1998, Evite is headquartered in Los Angeles and is a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, attributed to the Liberty Ventures Group (NASDAQ: LVNTA, LVNTB).

About Pledgeling

Pledgeling (www.pledgeling.com) is the world’s first platform to power purpose and impact for brands. To date, Pledgeling has powered more than $7M in donations for thousands of nonprofit organizations and causes around the world. Pledgeling’s mobile-first, end-to-end platform allows businesses of all sizes to easily discover & align with a cause, engage their audiences, and make a meaningful impact in the world. Notable partnerships include Evite, Discovery and Tinder. Pledgeling is headquartered in Venice, California.


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