06-19-15: The Child and Family Network Centers Introduces Innovative Fundraising Initiative – June 19, 2015

Consumers can support CFNC and save money while shopping online

Alexandria, VA (June 19, 2015) —The Child and Family Network Centers (CFNC) and CauseNetwork have partnered to create a convenient way for shoppers to support preschool for low-income children when they shop at their favorite online retailers. Supporters simply shop at www.Shop4BrighterFutures.org before making a purchase online and up to 10 percent of every purchase will be donated to CFNC through CauseNetwork.
“We are excited to offer our supporters an easy, convenient way to give back,” said CFNC’s CEO Lissette Bishins. “A few simple clicks can lead to life-changing opportunities for the children we serve.”
The CauseNetwork co-founder Mike Rowen commented, “We are proud to work with The Child and Family Network Centers. Together we believe we can raise both awareness and funding to provide free preschool and wraparound services for Alexandria’s low-income children, giving them the brighter futures they deserve.”
To participate, shoppers need only to register at www.Shop4BrighterFutures.org. After that, they search for their favorite stores and find exclusive deals. The website also offers coupons and discounts making it easy to save at favorite retailers, such as Target, Amazon, and Wal-Mart. Up to 10 percent of purchases will automatically be donated to help The Child and Family Network Centers fulfill its mission of providing high-quality preschool for children of Alexandria’s working poor.

About The Child & Family Network Centers: Based in Alexandria, Virginia, The Child & Family Network Centers (CFNC) provides bilingual, high-quality, free education and intensive social services to at-risk children and families in their own neighborhoods to prepare and empower them for success in school and life. Literacy support, health services, and job services are part of the repertoire addressing the needs of families speaking twenty-one languages. CFNC changes the trajectory of poverty by decreasing key risk factors. Featured in the 2014/2015 Catalogue for Philanthropy as “One of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region,” More information can be found at www.cfnc-online.org.

About CauseNetwork: CauseNetwork builds free websites, mobile apps and web apps for charities that allows consumers to steer corporate philanthropy to the cause that each consumers wishes to support. CauseNetwork believes businesses should do more to support social causes and created CauseNetwork to make it easy for businesses to sponsor each customer’s favorite cause by donating a percentage of each sale to customer chosen causes.

For More Information, Contact:

Alexandra Hatch
ahatch@cfnc-online.org
www.cfnc-online.org
703-836-0214

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