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Safelist.com Helps Second Santa Barbara School with Novel Fundraising Solution(April 12, 2012)
Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2012
A new era in school fundraising has dawned for Adams Elementary. The schools Parent Teacher Association has decided to use Safelist.coms secure platform to help raise $5,000 for the Schools summer program.
An Adams Elementary school PTA board member, Ms. Wendy Mirbod reached out to a San Diego-based company, Safelist.com for assistance. The companys unique trading platform is also being used by Roosevelt Elementary, another local school.
Were committed to providing our communities with a safer, online marketplace and helping Adams PTA raise money on our platform made eminent sense, said Safelists founder, Karim Pirani. What makes Safelist especially attractive for non-profits is that unlike other fundraising programs that run for a finite period, CA$$H is available 24/7 for donations and it augments their existing efforts. Additionally, its a perfect solution for those individuals who want to help, but prefer not to write a check.
Safelists exclusive Classified Ads for School Self-Help (CA$$H) allows individuals and businesses to support their local schools by donating goods and services on its secure online marketplace. Community members may choose to donate any percentage of the transactions proceeds to the school of their choice and 100 percent of the proceeds go to support the kids. Additionally, during the month of April, Safelist will donate $1 to each newly registered users school of choice.
In the wake of State budget cuts, their platform makes it easy and painless for our community members to roll up their sleeves and help our school provide crucial programs, said Mirbod.
We are also ready to lift the curtain off of our revolutionary iPhone app to a select, lucky group of 75 folks from our two pilot schools, said Chris Kameir, chief marketing officer at Safelist. Weve all experienced the excruciatingly tedious process of placing an ad online, said Kameir. Now, with our iPhone app, users will be able to take pictures of an item and with the voice-recognition technology of Apples SIRI, speak into the phone a description, plug in the desired price and simply click SUBMIT. Literally, in under a minute, your item will appear on the Safelist website.
Safelist Ventures, Inc., a privately funded company, operates Safelist.com, an online community marketplace based on verified identity. Safelist believes that unlike marketplaces like eBay and Amazon, in a classifieds marketplace, where buyers and sellers have to physically meet to complete a transaction, its critical that every users identity is authenticated. Also, with Safelists FREE Buyer Protection Insurance, every purchase up to $250 is guaranteed by the company.
Additionally, local community non-profits may leverage Safelists secure platform for their fundraising efforts. To learn more about the companys novel solutions, please call 877-735-6813 or go to safelist.com now!
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