How Indiegogo is Giving Back This Tuesday
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving held the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and we're excited to participate in this year’s effort because we empower individuals, nonprofits, social innovators, families, and communities to increase awareness for causes they care about, mobilize a broader base of supporters, and drive real results—without the restrictions imposed by other crowdfunding platforms.
Why Micro Social Enterprises Matter
Our customers trade directly with small and micro-enterprises that support communities with limited access to basic human needs, including Tibetan refugees in India, rural artisans in Peru and disadvantaged Cambodian communities. By removing costly supply chains and middlemen, maximizing transparency and enabling direct communication, we can return the share of profits back to the people who need it most.
A Food Truck to Drive Change for Youth Just Out of Prison
One day, in her English class at East River Academy, a school for incarcerated youth on Riker's Island, Jordyn Lexton had her students reRegardless of what I was doing inside the facility, it wasn’t enough," she says. "I wanted to literally stop selling dreams and actually create channels for young people to have a successful reentry experience.”