May 28, 2016

Pet Radio - NatGeo Wild's Dr. K's Exotic Animals ER and Other Special Guests

The interview discusses YouGiveGoods' concept and the many animal-friendly organizations that YouGiveGoods partners with for online drives. In the interview, Lisa Tomasi, president of YouGiveGoods, discusses how people can visit and choose to donate to a drive or to start their own personal drive for a local animal shelter.

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May 26, 2016

5 Things You Need to Know About Pets in Need

YouGiveGoods provided details featured in this article which discusses pet ownership in America as well as the facilities that support homeless animals. The article gives statistics on pet pantries and animal shelters, the amount of animals they help as well as the need for animal lovers to show their support to these shelters themselves. Most-needed items for donation to shelters are listed. YouGiveGoods is suggested as a resource for getting supplies to shelters without the hassle of logistics.

Online News Outlets: New Haven Register, The Register Citizen, The Middletown Press

April 16, 2016

(Radio Interview) New York Sports and Beyond with Bill Daughtry

YouGiveGoods was featured in a segment on 98.7 ESPN NY (radio), which was posted on ESPN's online counterpart, Lisa Tomasi, President of YouGiveGoods, was interviewed on the station's community affairs program, "New York Sports and Beyond with Bill Daughtry". They discussed the concept of YouGiveGoods and how the system was used to raise water to benefit the citizens of Flint, Michigan during their ongoing water crisis.

News Outlets: 98. ESPN NY,

April 8, 2016

N.J Among Most Benefitted by Charity

This article featured in the print edition of the Clifton Journal and its online counterpart,, discussed the fact that YouGiveGoods (a New Jersey based business) has held many drives to benefit New Jersey charities and highlighted the details of some of these New Jersey drives.

New Outlets: Clifton Journal,

March 29, 2016

Poise Your Corporation to Make a Difference in the Face of Disaster

This article written by YouGiveGoods' CEO, Lisa Tomasi, explains how employee giving and corporate involvement can offer immediate and lasting support in crisis situations. Meritain/Aetna's YouGiveGoods water drive to benefit the residents of Flint, Michigan during their ongoing water crisis, is an example of how companies can get involved quickly and effectively when disaster hits.

News Outlet: My Social Good News

February 23, 2016

The Importance of Corporate Giving: How to Incorporate Charitable Giving Into Your Business

This article, written by YouGiveGoods' CEO, Lisa Tomasi, discusses the benefits and importance of establishing a corporate giving program. A corporate giving program not only provides needed aid to a community, but creates goodwill among consumers and loyalty among employees. The article offers tips to get a corporate giving program underway.

News Outlet: CBS Small Business Pulse

February 15, 2016 Holds Benefit for St. Peter's Prep Pantry

This article featured on, the online counterpart of The Jersey Journal, discussed the food drive being held by students of St. Peter's Prep in Jersey City, NJ.

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January 25, 2016

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2016

This 2016 list of digital fundraising tools to watch represents eight ideas whose time have come in the nonprofit sector. YouGiveGoods made the list!

News outlet: Nonprofit Tech for Good

January 14, 2016

Giving Back Online for MLK Day

This article which ran in print in the North Dallas Gazette as well as on its website, highlights YouGiveGoods' Martin Luther King "Giving Day". The article goes on to highlight drives that benefit the Texas community.

News Outlet: North Dallas Gazette

December 31, 2015

Help the San Antonio Rampage Bring Toys to the Children's Hospital of San Antonio

The article featured details on San Antonio Rampage’s “Face Off Against Kids Cancer” program and their corresponding toy drive to benefit the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, noting that YouGiveGoods is co-hosting the drive. The piece highlighted YouGiveGoods as an e-commerce website where donors can purchase toys and games that will be delivered to the hospital.

News outlet: San Antonio Current online

December 29, 2015

Looking for a Last Minute Tax Deduction? Try These Worthy Charities

This article focuses on the fact that 10% of charitable donations happen between December 29 and January 1. YouGiveGoods drives are recommended as ideal for those looking for the best places to make last minute charitable donations.

News Outlet: The Street

December 10, 2015

Talking to your children about charity

CNBC Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson teaches her young children the importance of giving back. Her discussion of giving in the digital age includes an interview with YouGiveGoods' CEO, Lisa Tomasi.

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December 1, 2015

The Power of Giving: Finding a longer, happier, and healthier life

YouGiveGoods was included in an article on the online counterpart of Fox News which discusses the well-documented mental and physical benefits of giving and volunteering. YouGiveGoods' CEO, Lisa Tomasi, is quoted as she explains how social media and technology have made it easier for people to give back.

News Outlet: Fox

November 21, 2015

There's a New Way to Give Back this Holiday Season

YouGiveGoods and an interview with CEO Lisa Tomasi were featured in a segment that aired on WCBS-TV New York's, CBS 2 Weekend. The segment highlighted YouGiveGoods as a new way to give back and during the interview, Lisa described the concept as a simple, easy to use website that allows people to either start charity drives or give to existing drives that benefit a variety of causes.

News Outlet: WCBS-TV

October 25, 2015

Mendham Woman Helps Givers Give

YouGiveGoods was featured and CEO Lisa Tomas was interviewed for this article that ran in the Daily Record print and online editions. The article discusses why and how YouGiveGoods was founded. Lisa explains how the ease and transparency of YouGiveGoods' online drives facilitates the giving process for those who want to give.

News Outlet: Daily Record

October 23, 2015

New Charitable Zeal Grips Tech Billionaires

This article discusses how the new tech millionaires and billionaires of the Silicon Valley are giving back in a big way. It is this intersection of philanthropy and technology, also called "philanthrocapitalism, that brings YouGiveGoods into the discussion. The article states that this intersection of philanthropy and technology "is epitomized by e-commerce site YouGiveGoods which lets people 'e-give' goods to causes and and start charity drives of their own."

News Outlet: USA