Toronto, ON (October 2, 2014) – FlipGive and TeamSnapannounced today the launch of RAISE THE GAME™, a new online fundraising program that provides athletes and sports teams with a fast, free and easy way to fundraise online. RAISE THE GAME™ will be powered in partnership with Under Armour, the global leader in performance footwear, apparel and equipment.
Starting today, parents, coaches and players across North America can visit raisethegame.flipgive.com, set up a free online fundraising campaign, and shop Under Armour to raise money for their teams. Under Armour will give a percentage of all purchases through the RAISE THE GAME™ program back to the fundraising team.
“FlipGive is thrilled to partner with TeamSnap and Under Armour,” said Steve Croth, founder & CEO, FlipGive. “This partnership supports our ongoing commitment to make it easier for athletes and youth sports teams to raise more money, so they can focus on playing the games they love.”
For TeamSnap, a leading online and mobile team management platform, the program highlights the commitment by all partners to build athletic performance on and off the field.
“We’re very excited to work with FlipGive and Under Armour to help our teams make the most of fundraising, which we all know can be a tedious task,” said Ken McDonald, chief growth officer, TeamSnap. “With the brand power in the sporting world that Under Armour has and the great fundraising technology FlipGive offers, we’re excited to see what our teams can accomplish.”
“Participation in sports helps athletes at every level excel both on and off the field, developing self-esteem, teaching teamwork, and promoting a healthy, active lifestyle,” said Corey Friesen, director of marketing, Americas, Under Armour. “We look forward to making a positive impact on team sport participation with FlipGive and TeamSnap.”
To learn more, and start your free RAISE THE GAME™ fundraiser, visit raisethegame.flipgive.com.
FlipGive combines the convenience of online shopping with the best of online fundraising, making it easier for people to raise money and for retailers to drive sales, acquire customers and improve communities. Fundraisers earn up to 25% for their school, sports team, or cause by shopping with Starbucks, Under Armour, Lowe’s, Costco, Schwan’s, ALDO, Indigo, Bench, and other retail partners. To start your fundraising campaign, visit flipgive.com. To become a FlipGive retailer, visit getflipgive.com.
About Under Armour, Inc.
Under Armour (NYSE: UA), the originator of performance footwear, apparel and equipment, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand’s innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. Under Armour’s wholly owned subsidiary, MapMyFitness, powers one of the world’s largest Connected Fitness communities. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland. For further information, please visit the Company’s website atwww.uabiz.com.
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