Non-profit leverages group buying platform to boost donations
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Washington State University Alumni Association is partnering with daily deal website Sharing Spree to offer Cougs and fans of WSU everywhere huge discounts to the greater Seattle area and regions best restaurants, salons, personal service providers, home goods and even vacations, that will boost support for the nation’s finest and fastest-growing alumni association.
From Oct. 8-14, Sharing Spree will offer the following deals, and 10 percent of every deal sold will be donated to WSUAA:
- Oct. 8-9: $89 for a two-night midweek stay at Hotel Ruby in downtown Spokane, a $188 value
- Oct. 10-11: $20 for a ten drink punch card at Cafe Cesura in downtown Bellevue, a $40 value
- Oct. 12-14: $11 for a copy of “WSU Cougars A-Z,” a colorful, one-of-a-kind book that takes readers through the hallowed halls, fascinating history and beloved traditions of WSU, by Carla Nellis, a $27 value)
- Oct. 12-14: $54 for two hours of housecleaning from Naturally Maid, a $120 value, or $84 for three hours of housecleaning from Naturally Maid, a $180 value
After the deals end, Sharing Spree will periodically feature WSUAA as the “non-profit of the day,” and the organization will receive 10 percent of every deal purchased. On top of that, every time supporters buy a deal on Sharing Spree, they can donate 5 percent of their purchase to WSUAA.
“We partnered with Sharing Spree because of its tremendous deals and benefits that can be shared with all WSU alumni and friends,” said Jud Preece, senior associate director of membership services at WSU Alumni Association.
To date, Sharing Spree has donated more than $361,000 to non-profits and schools in Seattle, Portland, Ore., Nashville, Tenn., and Birmingham, Ala.
“As a graduate of WSU, I couldn’t be more excited that the company I work for is now helping my alma mater boost its donations,” said Jilli Victorio, business development manager for Sharing Spree Seattle. “At the heart of Sharing Spree is giving back to non-profits, and we look forward to working with WSUAA.”
WSUAA membership has doubled. There are over twice as many members of the WSU Alumni Association today than there were just a few short years ago. They joined to support student scholarships, take advantage of all the incredible member benefits, and connect with other Cougars. We salute our Annual, Life and Platinum Life Members. We want you as a member of our winning team. Join today.
New merchants and non-profits can join Sharing Spree at any time, and can sign up by contacting the company at www.sharingspree.com.
About Sharing Spree
Sharing Spree launched in January 2011 to bring daily deals to women from places where they are already spending money. The site offers daily deals in Portland, Ore., Nashville, Tenn., Birmingham, Ala., and Seattle, Wash., and will soon expand to Dallas and Austin, Texas, as well as other major U.S. cities. Sharing Spree features an amazing deal every day from local restaurants, hair and nail salons, spas, shows, car detailing, wineries, personal service providers, and many other companies that help to make life easier and more fun. To learn more, visit www.sharingspree.com. For media inquiries, contact Megan Lawler of Dittoe Public Relations at 317.202.2280 x.13 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Source: Sharing Spree