Consumers’ Research Supports ChangeTip & Direct Relief Charitable Campaign

Consumers Research is proud to support San Francisco-based startup ChangeTip as it teams up with Direct Relief, a charity known for its efficient use of donated funds. They are launching an eight-day fundraising campaign that aims to help prevent deaths from pregnancy and childbirth complications, one of which occurs every two minutes in a developing country.

Using Bitcoin incurs practically no transaction or foreign exchange costs, allowing for 100% of donated funds to go toward purchasing prenatal vitamins for 2,000 expectant mothers in the West African nations of Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Here’s how you can help:

  • Donate: .0195 bitcoin will buy 1 bottle of vitamins. (They’re worth $5 USD, so keep that in mind with your BTC donations.)
  • Re-Tip: Forward your incoming tips to Direct Relief for the week on ChangeTip Causes
  • Speak: We’ll be tweeting and posting and making some noise. Join in.  #OneSafePregnancy

Read more here- “ChangeTip and Direct Relief Launch Charitable Campaign Using Bitcoin,” (Laura Shin, Forbes)

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Mackenzie is a Marketing Fellow and a rising junior at Villanova University. She is planning to co-major in Marketing and Finance and minor in Business Entrepreneurship. As a part of her studies, she has created and presented a comprehensive marketing plan to professionals from The Vanguard Group featuring Vanguard's exchange-traded funds.

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