Alternative products to WeShelter

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WeShelter

Unlock a donation when you pass a homeless person in NYC

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HandUp Gift Cards

Give directly to a homeless neighbor on the street

HandUp lets you donate essentials like toiletries, clothes, and housing directly to homeless individuals in your neighborhood.

TechCrunch
In slightly bittersweet news, startup HandUp is selling itself to the Detroit-based South Oakland Shelter for an undisclosed amount. This isn't your typical Silicon Valley exit where the founders and investors made a bunch of money. HandUp CEO Rose Broome described it to me as a "primary philanthropic acquisition."
VentureBeat
HandUp has unveiled a new product designed to make it easier for anyone to give directly to their homeless neighbors. The company has teamed up with Project Homeless Connect in San Francisco to launch its HandUp Gift Cards. These gift cards can be given to anyone in need, thereby enabling them to co...
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Stay a Night, Give a Night

Couchsurfing to end homelessness

Stay a Night, Give a Night is a creative program to allocate tourism dollars to one of Seattle’s most pressing social issues: homelessness.

Travelers stay with a local during their visit to Seattle. As thanks for host's hospitality, for every night they stay, they fund the equivalent of one night's shelter for a homeless child at Mary's Place.

GeekWire
A new campaign spearheaded by a Seattle startup aims to help travelers to the city find a place to stay while also helping fund shelter for the homeless. private home-sharing platform, is launching Horizon, a Stay a Night, Give a Night, an initiative that will allocate tourism dollars to help those in need.
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