Karrie Hungerford

About Karrie Hungerford

Karrie Hungerford is founder and CEO of GIVINGtrax, the network for business and employee giving.

5 Ways to Give Back on Giving Tuesday without Breaking the Bank

5 Ways to Give Back on Giving Tuesday without Breaking the Bank

As the Giving Tuesday movement continues to grow, your inbox is likely to fill with appeals to donate.  Here are 5 ways you can give back on Giving Tuesday without breaking the bank.


  1. Donate Food to Food Banks

The holiday season often depletes food banks.  After supporting all the Thanksgiving needs, your local food bank likely needs donations of nonperishable food.

  1. Give Blankets to Homeless Shelters

As winter cold weather arrives, so too, does the need for donations of blankets, coats, hats and mittens.  There is also a need for small sundry items such as shampoos, soaps, deodorants, toothbrushes and toothpaste.    If you are a frequent traveler, save the small hotel soaps and shampoos to donate on your return home.

  1. Donate Professional Clothing

Many retailers have hired seasonal workers that may be […]


5 Tips for Business to Promote GivingTuesday – #GivingTuesday

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5 Tips for Business to Promote GivingTuesday



Today is GivingTuesday.  As the retailers race to count their coffers after the first official weekend of the holiday season and Amazon posts record sales per second on Cyber Monday, the nonprofit world has been anxiously awaiting GivingTuesday.

Projections for donations to nonprofit organizations on GIVINGTUESDAY are anticipated to reach $40 Million.  It would be a surprise, if you haven’t already received email solicitations.    My first one arrived during the night, asking for a dollar from Safe Streets.    Safe Streets, once said, “If everyone on our email list only gave just a dollar, it would solve our funding problems”.    Every dollar does count.

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GIVINGtrax to Join 9Mile LABS Startup Accelerator

GIVINGtrax selected to participate in 9Mile Labs Startup Accelerator focused on business to business startups.

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Venture Beat

Venture Beat Covers GIVINGtrax launch at prestigious Demo Fall 2012 Conference in Santa Clara, CA.

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MarketWired – GIVINGtrax Unveils Cloud Software

MarketWired – GIVINGtrax Unveils Cloud Software at DEMO Fall 2012

GIVINGtrax New Web & Mobile Cloud Software Integrates Business, Employee, & Consumer Giving

Matchmaking Marketplace Taps $400 Billion in Advertising & Marketing to Meet Urgent Community Needs

SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwire – Oct 3, 2012) – DEMO Fall 2012


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GeekWire Startup Spotlight

GeekWire Startup Spotlight: GIVINGtrax helps businesses manage donations for social impact.

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CNN iReport: Cloud Software for Giving Back at Work


CNN iReport Interviews GIVINGtrax at the 2013 International CES show Startup Showcase.  GIVINGtrax Cloud Software makes it easy to give back at work. GIVINGtrax is a social network approach to corporate philanthropy, grants management, employee engagement, matching gifts, disaster response and sharing impact stories.

GIVINGtrax helps makes social media more relevant by automatically creating marketing content that can be shared across social channels.

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The Seattle Times on Seattle’s Newest Startup Accelerator

GIVINGtrax chosen as one of 9 companies for  inaugural program of 9Mile Labs Startup Accelerator.

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Business EXAMINER – Cloud Software Tackles Old Problem

New cloud software service tackles old problem.   GIVINGtrax helps South Sound businesses organize donation requests, publicize giving.

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Breanne Coats Business Examiner

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