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CREDIT DO

CREDIT DO
CROWDRISE : Aug 22, 2012
Tax ID: 27-3885847
BASED: New York, NY, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: creditdo.org

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Let's DO this.

We're on a mission to deliver the first debt-free generation.

Credit Do is a social business - a dynamic non-profit organization.

Our Smarter Barter programs empower individuals to earn credit to community businesses in exchange for hard work and receive matched contributions towards their personal and educational savings accounts.  

By connecting with schools, businesses, non-profits, credit unions and banks, participants have the power to support themselves while supporting their communities.

It’s a simple idea with transformative results.

THE FACTS:

•  Americans have amassed over $1 trillion in college debt

•  Americans have amassed over $804 billion in credit card debt

•  The average college student graduates with over $26,000 in college debt

•  The average college student graduates with $3,700 in credit card debt

•  That same student averages a combined debt of $30,000 before stepping out into the real world 

 

HOW WE WORK:  Each program is based on (3) fundamental building blocks: LEARN. WORK. SAVE.

At Credit Do we believe that each member, business and organization of a community is a student. 

We customize each program to meet the most pressing needs of our communities by creating strategic alliances with local partners.

This bridge facilitates each building block directly to both our youth and adult students alike.

OUR IMPACT:

Our youth pilot programs in New York City offer only a glimpse of what the next generation can accomplish.

In 6 programs, over 200 middle school students from the Cornelia Connelly Center and The University Neighborhood Middle School:

  • LEARNED the fundamentals of personal finance in their math classes
  • WORKED a total 955 hours and EARNED a combined $7,650 - ($10 / work svc. hr.) collecting food for local food banks 
  • SAVED a combined $9,275 to jump-start their college savings 

 

They also: collected over 12,988 pounds of food—that's over 9,128 meals rescued for local food banks—generated over $25,784 in food sales for participating local businesses, and celebrated over 150 work heritage super-role models!         

WIN-WIN-WIN.

HOW YOU CAN HELP: 

This spring, we're aiming to raise $10,000 to put a record number of individuals on the path to a debt-free future.

Starting with the New York Public School Systemthe largest in the country with over 1.1 Million students and 2/3 on the free lunch assistance program—help us bring our program around the country.

• $5- Equips (1) - 12 yr. old with a Progam Savings Tool Kit 

• $50- Jump-Starts a 6th grader's deposit-only, educational savings account

• $250- Jump-Starts (5) savings accounts

• $500- Jump-Starts (10) savings accounts

• $2000-Jump-Starts the avg. N.Y. C. middle school class - (40) savings accounts

Any amount you give helps Credit Do put one student, one school, one community and one generation on the path to $0 in debt. 

SUPPORT CREDIT DO AND DONATE TODAY.    It all adds up.

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Tax ID: 27-3885847 • creditdo.org

Fundraisers

Credit Do - New Jersey Spring Pilot!

Credit Do - New Jersey Sprin…

Amount Raised:

$0

 

0% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Lower East Side - 7th Grade Smarter Barter!

Lower East Side - 7th Grade …

Amount Raised:

$1,125

 

45% Raised of $2,500 Goal

LOWER EAST SIDE MIDDLE SCHOOLS - LEARN. WORK. SAVE.

LOWER EAST SIDE MIDDLE SCHOO…

Amount Raised:

$6,138

 

61% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Credit Do - Middle Schoolers Do Good. Earn Greatness!

Credit Do - Middle Schoolers…

Amount Raised:

$5,385

 

54% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Credit Do's Classic Smarter Barter™

Credit Do's Classic Sma…

Amount Raised:

$3,818

 

76% Raised of $5,000 Goal

N.Y. MIDDLE SCHOOLS ROCK!

N.Y. MIDDLE SCHOOLS ROCK!

Amount Raised:

$1,590

 

80% Raised of $2,000 Goal