Nov. 28, 2012
the leading mobile trip organizer from
(Nasdaq: CNQR), today announced an additional USD
will be donated for every gift of TripIt Pro purchased at
Passports with Purpose
, a travel-inspired philanthropic effort to raise money for clean water in
, for which it is a sponsor.
TripIt joins fellow sponsors Expedia.com, TBEX, HomeAway, Travellerspoint, Hostel Bookers, Go with Oh – and more than 175 travel bloggers from around the world – to raise USD
for five wells in
through a partnership between Passports with Purpose and Water.org. Each well will serve an average of 370 people in Boucan Carre and Mirebalais.
For the past 21 years, Water.org has been working in partnership with people in developing countries to help them meet their own water and sanitation needs. Founded by
, Water.org empowers local communities as invested owners, ensuring that the new, clean water source lasts for generations to come.
Passports with Purpose started in 2008, when
Nerd's Eye View
Wanderlust and Lipstick
began a travel-inspired initiative to raise money online and do long-lasting good for people in the places travelers visit. By uniting a community of more than 150 travel bloggers around the world and leveraging social media platforms, Passports with Purpose has raised money for Heifer International; the Passports School with American Assistance for
; a village in Tamil Nadu,
for 25 Dalit families with Land for Tillers' Freedom; and the construction of two libraries in
with Room to Read.
How to Get Involved
The annual Passports with Purpose fundraiser began at
12:01 a.m. ET
November 28, 2012
December 11, 2012
11:59 p.m. ET
. For each
tax-deductible donation on the site, a person can enter to win a prize of their choice, which are secured by participating travel bloggers. Donations for multiple prizes and multiple
increments are acceptable, as well as donations without entering for a prize. On
, a winner will be randomly selected and notified for each prize. Donations go directly to the 2012 beneficiary, Water.org.
In addition, TripIt will donate USD
for every gift of TripIt Pro that's purchased at
November 28, 2012
8 a.m. PT
December 15, 2012
11:59 p.m. PT
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