Rally is excited to be the fundraising platform of choice right in it’s own backyard in San Francisco. In a city where you can’t walk a block without running into someone starting a company or sharing their idea to change the world, a number of startups are participating in some unique competitive fundraising events. We recently caught up with Dan Murphy a team member at Udemy and one of the co-founders of PushupCharity.org along with Max Altschuler and Holly Mac.
Rally: What is PushUpCharity.Org?
Dan: It all began about a month ago—we started doing pushups in the office as a way to keep fit and re-energize at work. We loved what we started and had this brilliant idea to get more companies involved and have a pushup challenge for charity! We told a few of our startup friends about our cool idea and everyone was pumped to do it. Thus, PushUpCharity.Org was born! Rally.Org is the online fundraising platform for this event and each participating startup also has Fan Fundraising page on Rally. Don’t forget to show us some love at https://rally.org/pushupcharity
We’ve got some badass DJ’s, free drinks and promise you an event that will keep you begging for more! Bring your friends, grab some tickets and come on over to cheer for your favorite startup! We want this event to kick-start a series of similar fun-filled evenings that benefit charitable organizations. So you never know, you could be up on stage the next time showing off some of your cool skills!
Rally: Who’s participating and how can I attend?
At this inaugural event GitHub, Udemy, 99designs, HotelTonight and Zaarly will get up on stage IN COSTUMES and compete in this push up challenge – the first team to finish 100 push ups wins!
Our goal is to raise $12,500 in donations for organizations like Muttville.org, livestrong.org, charitywater.org, kiva-zip.org and donorschoose.org. We want to build a community of people who have fun and support charitable organizations in the Bay Area.
Get your spectator tickets at PushUp Charity. See you there!