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Let’s Talk About Text, Baby. Let’s Talk About Text, Baby.

However, despite people swiping to open their lock screen (or swiping right on Tinder), very few of those 110 daily swipes lead to charity. Specifically, only 9% of mobile phone owners have used their phones to make a charitable contribution.

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Changing Charity: New Girl Edition Changing Charity: New Girl Edition

What we're doing here at POINT - changing the way people find, connect, and follow up with charity - is something that may be hard to understand at first. 'Why does it even need to be changed?' you might ask. Well, let's see.

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When You First Learn About POINT: Ryan Gosling Edition When You First Learn About POINT: Ryan Gosling Edition

When you first hear about POINT, you sometimes can't even believe it doesn't exist already.

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Cooking for One Cooking for One

Every night when I cook myself dinner I have to figure out how to modify the recipe so that it is only enough for one person, not four, six, or eight. And cooking for only one person can leave a lot of excess food. So tonight, I thought "why not...

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The Bigger Picture The Bigger Picture

"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership." - Nelson Mandela

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The Real Players of Super Bowl XLIX The Real Players of Super Bowl XLIX

Word on the street has it that 114.4 million people were officially recorded watching Super Bowl XLIX this past weekend. We’re going to take a chance and bet you were among that number, or at least knew about the most watched broadcast in...

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The Media Figured You Out The Media Figured You Out

"Every couple of weeks you get an article on how bad millennials are as people," Huang said. "It's not like we don't care about things - tech has just made it so easy to do things, except donating to charity." - Hailey Lee, CNBC. Note To...

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7 Reasons Why You Need POINT, As Told By Gilmore Girls 7 Reasons Why You Need POINT, As Told By Gilmore Girls

We feel you. POINT wants your money to mean everything it can for those in need, which is why your donations through the POINT app will do exactly that...go straight through. Untouched by fees or percentage cuts.

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When POINT heard ‘yes’ 20,002 times When POINT heard ‘yes’ 20,002 times

This Thursday we’re throwing it back to our Indiegogo campaign updates; you and your friends may have seen them waiting for you in your email boxes with details after donating (THANK YOU!).

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campaign recap. campaign recap.

What is life without a little dramatic flair? A boatload of stress, if it involves a fundraising campaign! Our indiegogo campaign was nothing if not dramatic. To start, spoiler alert- WE MADE IT!!! 

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The girl who wouldn’t sell cookies door to door The girl who wouldn’t sell cookies door to door

Ever had to sell overpriced tinned cookies, popcorn, Christmas wrapping paper or other tchotchke door to door for a school fundraiser? If you haven’t, you can go kiss your elementary school principle’s feet now - because I have two words for...

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#passthepoint #passthepoint

Remember the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? Of course you do, how could anyone forget a grassroots movement that took over social media for a solid month?! All of us here at POINT are doing something similar, but it doesn't involve freezing water (thank...

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