Planet Fundraiser helping raise funds for local teachers through app

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Right now, Planet Fundraiser is helping local teachers by giving back. You can be part of that, all by just downloading the Planet Fundraiser app.

Planet Fundraiser works to give back to charities, schools, school groups and more just by shopping at local businesses or online. All you have to do is download the free app from the Apple and Google Play stores and create an account. You find and shop at participating businesses that give back. Confirm your purchase in the app after you shop and earn a percentage of your purchase for your cause of choice. 

You can also invite your friends to support your cause. Text invites using the “Invite Others to Join” button under “More” on the Planet Fundraiser app. You can also direct donate or share on social media. Every time you shop, you can chip in a few extra dollars to your cause by direct donating or share you’ve submitted a receipt on Facebook or Twitter. 

Users can request more shopping options as well. Use the “Refer a Merchant” form under the “More” tab on the app. The Planet Fundraiser team will reach out to sign them up. 

There are three ways you can use Planet Fundraiser. You can be a Pilot and start raising money for your favorite cause. You can also be the Cause and raise money for schools, groups and nonprofits, You can also become a Donor and give back to local causes in the community. 

You can keep up to date with everything Planet Fundraiser and all the latest news, campaigns and more on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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