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See needs nearby.

We know you can’t buy your way to happiness, but rather when you give your life away you begin to find it.

Set a giving goal.

We’ll help you meet your goal and live life generously.

See your impact add up.

Every time you help, the story lives on your wall so you watch your generosity grow over time. 

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Get reminders on when to do good, handcrafted thank yous from those you’re helping, and reminders about your goals.

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We should all live in a world where everyone helps their neighbor. Show your support by sharing about us on social or wearing Purposity apparel.

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The Power Of Purpose: How Purposity Helps You Live Generously And Help Locally
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This App Is Your Chance to Connect with People in Need and Give Back amid COVID
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The Power of Purpose

When we started this journey, we weren’t sure exactly what to expect. We believed that people would come along with us on this quest to find purpose through generosity (Purposity), but we didn’t quite conceptualize how quickly our idea would spread.

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You Spoke. We Listened.

You may have noticed a few (actually, quite a few) new options when visiting your Purposity page lately. A few months ago we launched personal profiles. Since then, we’ve been working hard to make sure users got exactly what they asked for. Here’s the list of our newest features, designed with you in mind.

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We Were On The Today Show

Purposity’s founder, Blake Canterbury, tells The TODAY Show’s Sheinelle Jones how our app is connecting communities so neighbors can see needs and fill them.

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You Signed Up. Now What?

Hey, there. We’re excited you’re part of our tribe. You’re now part of a select group looking to find purpose through generosity.

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Part Three: Four Ways Technology Strengthens Human Connection

Empathy is the root of human connectivity. It helps us overcome distrust and build a sense of understanding and connection with others. It creates a bond with those from whom we differ which is critical in a deeply-polarized world. In the real world, we tend to stick to what we know, among those that are most like us. But, online, we’re exposed to other points-of-views, ways of life and beliefs. This is a powerful tool…especially when it comes from friends and those we admire.

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Why Generosity Feels So Good

There’s actually something called the paradox of generosity. Simply stated, it refers to the idea that by not caring for someone else, we end up not caring for ourselves. In fact, there’s a book about it aptly named The Generosity Paradox: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose (2014).

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"A little can make an enormous difference. I am especially pleased with how this tool helps homeless children and families by meeting their basic needs. With the support of this program, the school social workers are able to do more to aid in the families’ growth to becoming self-sufficient and transitioning into a stable home environment."

Dr. Meria Carstarphen

Superintendent

Atlanta Public Schools

“I’m amazed to see the overwhelming response of those in my community to help their neighbors.”

Catherine Knowles

Homeless Liason

Metro Nashville Public Schools

"With Purposity, we have greater capacity to meet participants’ needs, leading to greater housing retention and overall programmatic success."

Ian Cohn

‍Volunteers of America

Colorado