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MobileCause Inks Multi-Year Agreement with United Way Worldwide to Provide Mobile First Fundraising Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MobileCause, the leading provider of cloud based fundraising solutions for nonprofit organizations, announced today that United Way Worldwide, the world's largest privately-funded nonprofit, has signed a multi-year agreement to use MobileCause to grow their mobile first fundraising and individual engagement initiatives across all of their local United Ways.

After a successful pilot program with select local chapters, where MobileCause helped one in particular raise over half a million dollars in only a few weeks, United Way has further engaged MobileCause as their primary provider for mobile first donor communication and fundraising technology and solutions. MobileCause will work with United Way to increase and simplify employee engagement and giving, while leveraging the power of a device which 90% of Americans have with them at all times.

"Today's enterprise is a mobile workforce with smartphones fundamentally changing the way we live, work, and play. A mobile-first strategy means always considering the unique capabilities of mobility and using them to create differentiated features," stated MobileCause CEO Sean MacNeill. "We're excited to partner with the United Way to enhance their donor experience with our mobile first suite of products, and we look forward to working closely with them to reach their goals."

United Way Worldwide views mobile as a means to transform workplace giving and serve new generations of donors with easy-to-use payroll deduction, crowdfunding and digital fundraising that works from any device. "United Way is dedicated to helping people improve lives and strengthen communities," said Mike Brooks, VP of Innovation "By partnering with MobileCause, United Ways can use Text-to-Mobile to invite even more people to make a positive impact."

About MobileCause

MobileCause is the world's leading "mobile first" fundraising and donor communication platform for nonprofits. A fully integrated suite of products powers a new generation of giving that is designed to be powerful, simple and secure. We mobilize networks of volunteers, donors and staff, while making it easy for people to give and stay connected from any device. Nonprofits raise more donations while saving time and resources with a powerful set of solutions that include: Crowdfunding and Peer to Peer Campaigns, Event Registration, Ticketing and Fundraising, Sign-up, Survey, Petition and Membership Forms, Digital Fundraising and Mobile Marketing. MobileCause also provides turnkey merchant services with zero transaction fees and an industry low flat-rate credit card processing fee that includes a specialized mobile payment app to collect in-person donations. Dedicated strategy support from fundraising experts look after clients that include United Way, The Salvation Army, American Heart Association, University of Southern California, Habitat for Humanity and many more. Learn more at www.mobilecause.com

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Source: MobileCause