“We-Care.com truly developed as a passion project. I had this idea that the behaviors people engage in every day are valuable, and believed we could take that value and accrue it to a positive benefit. By empowering users to choose the cause that their personal value goes to, we hope to make change in the world, one step at a time.”
We-Care.com partners with the ASPCA and proves that good things come to those who wait.
We-Care.com donates a total of $1,131,778.23.
We-Care.com donates $15,092.41 to Paul Newman's SeriousFun camp. SeriousFun camp provides a fun environment that allows children with diseases (many of them terminal) to just be kids.
We-Care.com collaborates with Save the Children, the ASPCA, World Vision, and the American Red Cross to assist with disaster relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy.
We-Care.com funds eight Leukapheresis experiments to move us one step closer to a cure for AIDS.
We-Care.com funds a well in Haiti that provides clean, safe water to 700 people every single day.
We-Care.com collaborates with Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, Operation USA, and Save the Children to fund relief efforts for the Oklahoma tornado.
We-Care.com celebrates 5 years of incorporating giving into our users' everyday lives.
We-Care.com is invited to speak at the World AIDS Day concert in Los Angeles.
We-Care.com changes the lives of 23 families by providing 10 children with autism and 13 children with SMA iPads to help them communicate with loved ones and participate in more activities than ever before.
We-Care.com earns $9,987.17 for Khusi Hona, an organization that will work with We-Care to build a vocational center for children in the red light district of Varanasi, India. The center will offer children that would otherwise be destined to a life in the sex trade, an opportunity to break free from slavery and realize their true potential. The center will train the children in computer skills and sewing skills.
We-Care.com raises $10,027.35 for Operation USA to supply victims of Typhoon Haiyan with supplies needed to resume their education.
We-Care.com teams up with Bottomless Closet and raises $6,038.61 to help dress and prepare women who have been out of the workplace.
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We-Care.com works with International Book Bank to deliver 13,744 books to UN-run schools formed to support refugees in Lebanon. Our donation of $4,221.42 provides these children with an opportunity to continue their education.
We-Care.com funds a camp for children who have lost parents in the line of duty (police, firemen, and soldiers). We-Care donates $5,604.18 to Heroes Honor (formerly Love a Hero) to allow 30 children to attend the camp and interact with others who truly understand what they've gone through.
We-Care.com dedicates the full month to spreading awareness about skin cancer. We-Care partners with Shade Foundation to provide 275 children and their families with kits to gear them up for, and educate them on sun protection.
We-Care.com donates $10,410.54 to Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF) to light and power up a school using sustainable resources.
We-Care.com, in partnership with Eflixir and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, hosts a tribute to Robin Williams.
We-Care.com gifts toys to 73 children in Harlem, NY.
We-Care collaborates with Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) to create a video that would educate Americans on the dangers of tobacco and tobacco products.
The We-Care.com team makes Valentine's Day cards with children that are chronically and severely ill at NYU's Tisch Pediatrics and Fink Children's Ambulatory Care Center.
We-Care.com works with its sister company, Sweeps4aCause, and rewards a couple (the Bensons) with a prize of $12,000! We then match that prize and donate the same amount to their favorite nonprofit— Save the Children.
In response to the earthquake that hit Nepal, killing over 9,000 people and injuring more than 23,000, We-Care.com collaborates with our merchants to support citizens of a small village that had lost more than 90% of its standing buildings.
This month, We-Care.com also works closely with the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee to launch a #NoBodyisPerfect campaign. The campaign is a huge success as thousands of We-Care users shop online and raise $4,878.34.
We-Care.com users shop in support of ALS, sponsoring a race with a $7,168.24 donation.
We-Care.com works with the Leap NYC program to inspire young entrepreneurs through a hands-on, arts-based approach to teaching the academic curriculum.
We-Care.com sponsors two athletes in the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, California– Chavez Lamy and Natalia Marquez. Both bring home gold medals.
We-Care.com encourages online shoppers to support a Title 1 school (a school district that requires supplemental funding from The U.S. Department of Education to meet the needs of at-risk and low-income students) in Greenacres, Florida. $2,107.60 was raised for this cause through everyday shopping.
We-Care.com pays special tribute to America's VetDogs, an organization that to provide guide dogs to veterans and first responders who are blind or have low vision; hearing dogs for those who have lost their hearing later in life; service dogs for those with other physical disabilities; facility dogs as part of the rehabilitation process in military and VA hospitals, and PTSD service dogs to help mitigate the effects of PTSD in an effort to provide the emotional and physical support needed.
In observance of National Bullying Prevention Month, We-Care encourages users to shop in support of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, a nonprofit committed to erasing hate by replacing it with understanding, compassion, and acceptance. The funds raised will provide hate crime prevention trainings in Kansas City, Missouri and Miami, Florida.
We-Care.com dedicates the month to giving back to its own city of New York by volunteering with City Harvest, hosting a food drive across all sister companies, working with one of its sister companies to run a $20,000 giveaway ($10,000 for City Harvest and $10,000 for one of its supporters), and encouraging users to join in this goal to #FeedNY.
Baby, it's cold outside, so We-Care.com hosts a coat drive for Covenant House. Together, with its sister company, Didit, We-Care collects enough coats to fill half its office! Here's a look at some of the items that were collected.