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Top Ten Mobile Apps For Charitable Giving/Non Profits

by Melissa Smich on June 3, 2010

blackberry_9000_boldSupporting a good cause always creates a nice feeling. However, the mobile industry hasn’t created up to this point too many charity and profit applications. Some of the most important such programs are listed below.

Songs of Love is an iPhone app. It is one of the few applications developed by an actual charity foundation. By using this feature, users will be able to donate money for those children who are suffering from serious diseases and find themselves in unfavourable conditions. The app was last updated in April 2010.

Bliss is a BlackBerry app which is dedicated to raising the breast cancer awareness worldwide. There are more than 10,000 puzzles which users can solve and earn points; thereafter, the points are transferred into real money which is automatically donated to breast cancer research centres.

Shazam is an iPhone application which helps users donate money for causes like fighting against AIDS, malaria or tuberculosis in Africa.

Phospho is an iPhone program which acts like a flashlight. You can shake the device to turn the feature on and touch the screen to change the colour. All the revenues are donated to centres which help blind people and fight against the occurrence and cure of this phenomenon.

Support Haiti is an application which allows users to donate money to the people in Haiti who suffer from the terrible losses in the earthquake which has destroyed so many lives.

CharityFinder is an iPhone application which permits customers to browse through the 1,800 available foundations. By touching the “Support” button, users will be automatically redirected to the donations page of the institution they are interested in donating money to.

The Extraordinaries allows clients to help non profit organizations or support various causes. With the help of this application, people can upload their own photos if they want to help animals in need, record encouragement messages or contribute to the improvement of various public institutions.

Pet Earth iPhone Game is basically a game in which users have to take care of their pet and also fix various disasters which they encounter. The developing company claims they will donate a part of their revenues to the worldwide planting of trees.

CauseWorld Whenever users walk into a store, they just have to take out their iPhones or Android smartphones, point them to a product and they automatically receive karma points from the sponsors of the application. Thereafter, they can donate the gained points to different causes such as providing a meal to the unlucky ones, taking care of the injury of an animal or planting of trees.

VolunteerMatch is an iPhone app used by people who wish to find a suitable volunteer program. There are more than 60,000 centres which users can choose from. The VolunteerMatch feature is one of the most important applications of its kind.


KevinAFD June 4, 2010 at 7:06 AM

I like the idea of the Support Haiti app. Hopefully, it will be around for a long time, even after the memory of the earthquake starts to fade.

BigTimeHockeyMom June 4, 2010 at 7:09 AM

The VolunteerMatch app reminds me of They might be wise to share resources.

TeamTimmy May 12, 2011 at 9:47 AM

Any recent updates to Songs of Love? It’s a great idea that deserves support.

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